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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.


Plans progress for Philadelphia2035 project

North Delaware is the third of five Northeast-based districts to start the months-long planning process, which is intended to shape the area’s physical development over the next 20 years. 


Pets of the Week: August 19, 2015

Duce has a winning personality


Oldtimers hold first meeting after death of founder

The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association met last week, but as member Tom McGuckin said, missing was “the heart and soul of this whole place.”


NBC10 declines Kenney demands for debate

There will apparently be no prime-time television debate between the two major-party candidates for mayor.


A hero’s salute

Harold Fisher and Jack O’Donnell were inducted into the Delaware Valley Veterans Home Hall of Fame last week.


Give me shelter

This Saturday’s Duck Dash will benefit ACCT, the busiest pet shelter in Philadelphia with more than 28,000 intakes last year.


Celebrating a milestone

80 years of Social Security: The Social Security Administration last week celebrated the 80th anniversary of Social Security with events across the country, including one at the office at 2373 Welsh Road. The Social Security Act was signed on Aug. 14, 1935. Employees purchased a cake for the party with their own money, with no costs to taxpayers. State Rep.-elect Ed Neilson was among the guests at the local celebration (center).