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Trump criticizes local companies for layoffs

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump condemns Northeast Philadelphia’s Cardone Industries and Mondelez on the campaign trail. 

Robotics program showcased at Holmesburg Civic meeting

Students from New Foundations Charter High School showcased their robotics program at last week’s Holmesburg Civic Association meeting.

Oldtimers honor three

The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association last week named its Man of the Year and honored two people with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.

Northeast native competes on ‘Survivor’

A Northeast native will be competing on Survivor: Kaoh Rong, which debuts on CBS 3 on Wednesday at 8 p.m.

Mayfair CDC executive director wanted

The nonprofit Mayfair Community Development Corp. is looking for an executive director.

Local students honor police and firefighters

Students of St. Christopher School in Somerton honored police and firefighters from the community, including those whose children attend the school, during Catholic Schools Week commemorations on Feb. 2.

Firefighters battle six-alarm blaze in Frankford

Scenes on a Frankford block mirrored the Disney film Frozen, with a few segments of Backdraft mixed in as Philadelphia firefighters overcame a six-alarm blaze that apparently began inside an auto body shop on Saturday morning.

Deadline is Friday for public comments on North Delaware District Plan

A city planner informed members of the East Torresdale Civic Association on Feb. 8 that time is running out for them to submit comments on the recently published draft North Delaware District Plan.

Connecting with Kenney

Mayor Kenney answers questions from Northeast Times readers in an effort to increase communication throughout the city. 

Civic group eyes late-night club

It’s anyone guess what inspired the founders of a Bustleton nightclub to call their establishment GoodLife Lounge. Is the name a tribute to the 1963 Tony Bennett hit song The Good Life? Or is it a more contemporary reference, such as Kanye West’s 2008 Grammy winner Good Life?