Two journalists for the Northeast Times last week won three Keystone Press Awards in a statewide contest sponsored by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gentle Sheni a brindle beauty
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.
The International Union of Police Associations has endorsed Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey for re-election.
Sabatina wants united Ireland