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Union boss discusses future expectations for workers

Union reps of the employees who will lose their jobs early next year when what used to be the old Nabisco plant closes have not yet met with the Boulevard and Byberry facility’s owner to negotiate severance and other benefits.


Times’ journalists win Keystone Press Awards

Two journalists for the Northeast Times won three 2014 Keystone Press Awards in a statewide contest sponsored by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association.


A tasty Polish tradition

Babka is a Polish Easter bread, slightly sweet, and made with yeast and raisins. It may have sweet cheese incorporated into the dough. This is a special Easter bread, not to be confused with the word Babcia, (pronounced bop-cha), which is the Polish word for grandmother.


Shero attorney says child molestation case should be retried

Superior Court last week denied a request to send two child molestation cases back to Common Pleas Court, and an attorney for one of the defendants also filed a brief last week in which he stated his client’s case should be retried because of errors by the trial judge and because of new evidence found in a civil suit filed by the prosecution’s primary witness, a former Northeast altar boy.


Saladworks to sponsor Komen race

Saladworks will be the finish line sponsor for the Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure, taking place on Mother’s Day, May 11, in Center City.


Sabatina Jr. backs Margolies in 13th District

State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. last week endorsed former congresswoman Marjorie Margolies in the Democratic primary in the 13th Congressional District.


Plenty to do in Mayfair

The Mayfair Business Association, Mayfair Civic Association and Mayfair Community Development Corporation are promoting a number of upcoming events.


PGW informs some seniors that they’re ineligible for discount

A Castor Gardens woman who has seen 20 percent shaved from her gas bill for the past 10 years now is going to be paying full price.



From the NFL to Northeast Philly

Following your dreams: Justin Pugh, a Bucks County native who now plays for the New York Giants, visits St. Jerome’s School to speak to kids about creating goals and following them during an assembly on March 28.