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Happy days with Hank

Henry Winkler talks about his new children’s book, which details the exploits of Hank, a young boy with dyslexia.

Feinberg criticizes mayor’s proposed soda tax

Ross Feinberg, the Republican candidate in the 5th Senatorial District, opposes Mayor Jim Kenney’s plan to tax soda to pay for universal pre-kindergarten and other initiatives.

The doctor is in

Read Across America Day, a celebration of the life of Theodore Seuss Geisel, the writer, cartoonist and poet more commonly known as “Dr. Seuss.” 

Creighton celebrates Chinese New Year

Universal Creighton Charter School had a special visitor for its annual Chinese Lunar New Year celebration on Feb. 22. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Kenny Gamble and his wife Faatimah joined the children, faculty and staff at Creighton, 5401 Tabor Ave.

Around Town: March 9, 2016

Fire safety remains hot topic

15th district honors officers

Two police officers from the 15th district were recently named Officers of the Month for January after their individual investigations helped solve two unrelated felony crime patterns.

Scholars: March 2, 2016

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. 

Progress made on senior center at former St. Bart’s

A not-for-profit organization’s plan to build a senior center and apartment building on the site of the former St. Bartholomew School moved closer to reality last week as the Wissinoming Civic Association unanimously endorsed the project.

Pets of the Week: March 2, 2016

Bruiser Brody seeks happy home