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.
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.
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.
After 68 years, Ott’s camera shop will shutter its doors forever.
Bella happy to be your baby
Helping Hands is a community service project that sells donated prom dresses for $20.
Readers can nominate living people, historical figures and institutions for the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame. The deadline is April 8.
D2 Walking Club encourages exercise and offers incentives.
Henry Winkler talks about his new children’s book, which details the exploits of Hank, a young boy with dyslexia.
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.