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Signs of pride

Holme Circle is more than a traffic routing mechanism. It’s also a vibrant Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood.


The race is on

With Election Day a few weeks away, the Northeast Times takes a look at several hotly contested races.

Pennsylvania voters will be going to the polls in less than three weeks, and some local races are hotly contested.


Plant One Million project flourishes at St. Hubert

It was mild and sunny on April 25, a perfect day for planting trees. What better day to do it? After all, it was Arbor Day. What better place to do it than at St. Hubert High School for Girls on Torresdale Avenue? The symbolism was obvious. St. Hubert’s is a school that has grown, shown resilience and, yes, some toughness.


Pets of the Week: April 30, 2014

Fantastic Francine   


Parkwood Civic elects new president

The Parkwood Civic Association has a new president.


A new park, art gallery discussed at Frankford zoning meeting

Members of the Frankford Neighborhood Advisory Council’s Zoning Committee on April 10 heard about plans to create a park and an art gallery on the 4600 block of Paul Street. They also listened to a proposal for a parking lot on Orthodox Street for a Northwood charter school and a request to clarify a deed to garages on Haworth Street.


MaST Charter receives high ranking

MaST Community Charter School in Somerton was ranked 22nd among public high schools in Pennsylvania in the recently released U.S. News and World Report Best High Schools rankings.


Local student wins essay contest

State Rep. Brendan Boyle announced the winners of his second annual Presidential Essay Contest for fourth- and fifth-graders who reside or attend school in the 170th Legislative District.


Liftoff for Northeast High SPARC program looks promising

Forget about dark matter and God particles. A lot of the universe seems to be paperwork. For the Northeast High students who want to explore space, the paperwork seems to be just about wrapped up. 


Greater Bustleton league nominates board members

Greater Bustleton Civic League members nominated board candidates and discussed at length a proposal to put gas pumps at the B.J.’s wholesale club during a long session April 23 at the American Heritage Federal Credit Union’s Carriage House on Red Lion Road.