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Sisters recognized for volunteerism

The Friends of Pleasant Hill Park is still a very young organization, but it’s already inspiring the spirit of community service in some local folks. During the group’s inaugural public meeting on Feb. 25, it recognized two young sisters for their volunteerism.

Scholars: March 9 , 2016

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. 

Plans for the new MaST Charter School approved

A Northeast-based charter school foundation has unveiled plans to combine modern construction, progressive curricula and advocacy for neighborhood history in converting a Tacony brownfield into a 19-acre academic campus.

Photo finish

After 68 years, Ott’s camera shop will shutter its doors forever. 

Pets of the Week: March 9, 2016

Bella happy to be your baby

Once upon a prom

Helping Hands is a community service project that sells donated prom dresses for $20.

Nominations now being accepted for Hall of Fame

Readers can nominate living people, historical figures and institutions for the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame. The deadline is April 8. 

New club is making strides in the neighborhood

D2 Walking Club encourages exercise and offers incentives.

Happy days with Hank

Henry Winkler talks about his new children’s book, which details the exploits of Hank, a young boy with dyslexia.

Feinberg criticizes mayor’s proposed soda tax

Ross Feinberg, the Republican candidate in the 5th Senatorial District, opposes Mayor Jim Kenney’s plan to tax soda to pay for universal pre-kindergarten and other initiatives.