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Dispose of unused prescription drugs at Drug Take Back Day event

In a move to better protect children and the environment from unused medications, state Rep. John Taylor (R-177th dist.) will sponsor a Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Frankford and Cottman avenues.


CTCA celebrates summer intern graduates

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, in partnership with the Philadelphia Youth Network WorkReady program, recently hosted a graduation celebration to honor 25 local students who completed their summer internship at the hospital, 1331 E. Wyoming Ave.


A community that cares

The Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association held its annual Northeast Celebration at Max Myers Playground on Saturday. They offered games, health screenings, raffles, food and information on local events and services. 


Candlelight vigil planned in memory of murder victim

On Saturday, Aug. 29, a candlelight vigil will be held in Northwood to mark the 25th anniversary of Todd Andell’s death.


Candidate for Register of Wills will eliminate office

Ross Feinberg, the Republican candidate for Register of Wills, is calling for the abolishment of the office.


Around Town: August 26, 2015

Beef and beer at St. Martin’s


A trip down memory lane

Northeast resident Sam Heitzer is one of a group of specially trained storytellers who are part of the popular Once Upon a Nation program.


Take Back Your Neighborhood to host NE Celebration on Saturday

The Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association will hold its annual Northeast Celebration on Saturday, Aug. 22, at Max Myers Playground, 1601 Hellerman St.


Scholars: August 19, 2015

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. 


Reading is believing

A decade ago, Philadelphia’s public libraries appeared headed down the same path as the dinosaurs, the woolly mammoth and the dodo bird. In a word, extinction.