Police districts in the Northeast will host a series of “Coffee with a Cop” open house events in the coming days, including three sessions Friday, March 4, at separate locations.
Helping hands: Chapman Auto Stores and its principals, Randy and Michael Chapman, presented a check for $50,000 to the Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia to help low-income students in Philadelphia. The event took place at St. Katherine of Siena on Feb. 25.
Thursday, March 3
The Greater Bustleton Civic League wants to know why a local veterans organization seems to be operating a de facto nightclub that hosts parties for hundreds of walk-in patrons several nights and early mornings each week.
Two Northeast Philadelphia businesses were among about a dozen eateries and food retailers shut down by the city’s Health Department last month after inspectors allegedly found serious health code violations at the locations.
Judge open house is March 10
Lt. Gov. Mike Stack and state Sen. John Sabatina Jr. (D-5th dist.) last week joined Gov. Tom Wolf and other elected officials in praising the start-up of direct sea commerce between the Port of Philadelphia and the Mexican ports of Veracruz and Altamira.
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.
Attendees discussed police coverage in the 15th district, a recent shooting, violence at a Frankford Avenue bar and dismissal problems at two local schools during a recent town hall meeting.
With winter weather still looming in the forecast, it may be a bit too early to stow away the snow boots and shovels for the season. But it’s not too soon to start thinking about the growing season.