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BVM student qualifies for Geography Bee

Andrew Lukashchuk, an eighth-grader at Maternity BVM Elementary School, has been named one of the semifinalists for the 2017 Pennsylvania National Geographic State Bee.

Building empowerment

Orleans Technical College, 2770 Red Lion Road, last week celebrated Women in Construction Week and graduation of a class of four carpenters.

Battle for the ballot

The candidates are set for city and state races. The Times takes a look at the candidates. 

Around Town: March 15, 2017

Play shown at NE Regional

Two local boxers join Philly Fight Night card

Two local boxers will be taking part in Philly Fight Night, taking place on Friday, March 10, at the 2300 Arena, 2300 S. Swanson St. in South Philadelphia.

Taking flight

The Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion has spread its wings in Northeast Philly. 

Scholars: March 8, 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. 

Public encouraged to review, comment on Far NE District Plans

The Philadelphia 2035 draft Far Northeast Districts Plan is available for public review and comment from the City Planning Commission. The public comment period ends on March 24 leading up to the plan’s final revisions and presentation to the commission at a public meeting on April 18.

Philadelphia Protestant Home to host donor appreciation dinner

The Philadelphia Protestant Home, 6500 Tabor Ave. in Lawndale, will host its 11th annual Bergdoll Society Donor Appreciation Dinner at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, in its social hall. PPH will honor Dr. Arthur Donley, Jr., of North Wales Podiatry, who is a member of the PPH Board of Directors and medical staff. He’ll receive the 11th Annual Bergdoll Society Award for his many years of loyal philanthropic support of the senior residents at PPH.

Pets of the Week: March 8, 2017

Biscuit wants to share his kisses