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Times journalists win Keystone Press Awards

Two journalists for the Northeast Times last week won three Keystone Press Awards in a statewide contest sponsored by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association.

Sworn statements revealed in sex abuse scandal

Reports expose discrepancies in the various stories of sexual abuse offered by a former St. Jerome’s altar boy, whose testimony helped imprison two priests, a lay teacher and a monsignor.

A special visit to St. Katherine

The joy of Easter: Officers from the 8th Police District delivered Easter baskets and treats to Lisa Callahan’s kindergarten class at St. Katherine of Siena School on March 22. Community Relations Officer Joe Hansbury (left) and Officer Dan Richardson met with Callahan (center) and her class during the visit. As a policy, the school does not publicize the names of students. 

Smoother ride: Tyson Avenue to receive a $6M paving project

Tyson Avenue runs almost 3 1/2 miles through the heart of several Northeast Philadelphia neighborhoods including Burholme, Castor Gardens, Mayfair and Tacony. Last week, an official with the city’s Department of Streets announced that the thoroughfare is about to get a major facelift.

Scholars: March 30, 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. 

Religious Events: March 30, 2016

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Harmonie Singing Society meets Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.

Pets of the Week: March 30, 2016

Gentle Sheni a brindle beauty

Officers help deliver baby

Officers James Klepesky and Anthony Berry were named Officers of the Month in the 15th district on March 14 after helping a local woman deliver her baby in February.

International Union of Police Associations endorses Toomey

The International Union of Police Associations has endorsed Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey for re-election.

At a Glance: March 30, 2016

Sabatina wants united Ireland