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DA candidate raises more than $200K for campaign

“The outpouring of support for my campaign demonstrates a desire for change, and assures that I will have the resources required to take on an incumbent district attorney who has embarrassed the city with blatant ethics violations and has failed to address the scourge of gun violence in our neighborhoods.” — Joe Khan, a Democratic candidate for district attorney


Calendar of Events: Feb. 8, 2017

Thursday, Feb. 9


Around Town: Feb. 8, 2016

Musical show at Shaare Shamayim


8th district officers honored

Members of the 8th Police District Advisory Council honored Officer Dimitrios Loizos as Officer of the Month for December during the council’s monthly meeting last Thursday.


15th district honors officers, businesses at ceremony

Community leaders in the 15th Police District thanked two officers and four businesses for their public service during an annual awards banquet on Jan. 30 at the Tacony Mayfair Sons of Italy Club.


City Hall survey seeks input regarding city’s performance

Now is the time to speak your mind. The Philadelphia Resident Survey 2016-17 will close for good on Feb. 15. 


Website on savings accounts for the disabled

A new website administered by the Pennsylvania Treasury will provide access to information about savings accounts designed to aid individuals with disabilities and their families.


Toomey backs holding money from sanctuary cities

President Trump’s executive order would impact Philadelphia, which Mayor Jim Kenney has deemed a sanctuary city.


ShopRite announces launch of new line of organic products

ShopRite has announced the launch of Wholesome Pantry, a new private label line of free-from and organic products available exclusively at all of its more than 270 stores located in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, New York and Connecticut.


Scholars: Feb. 1, 2017

The Northeast Times would like to congratulate the following college graduates, students who were named to their school’s dean’s list, and area residents who recently received special honors.