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.
Philadelphia Prison System staff and inmates have designed a handcrafted chair that will be presented as a gift to Pope Francis during his visit to the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility on Sunday, Sept. 27.
Mick wants to play outside
“While there are many important issues to tackle, ending the budget impasse is one of my top priorities. Too often, partisan ideals get in the way of workable policy, and it is my hope to change that.” — State Rep. Ed Neilson
Jennifer Pownall promised a new social media craze that would raise much-needed funding for patients with an often overlooked medical condition. On Aug. 24, she delivered when she debuted the Rock Out Brain Tumors Air Guitar Challenge during an appearance on Fox 29’s Good Day morning program.
Local residents are growing more concerned with speeding cars along Holme Avenue.
After 37 years, Oxford Child Care Center is being forced to close its doors.
Congregations of Ner Zedek will be holding its 19th annual Labor Day concert on Monday, Sept. 7. For the 10th time, entertainment will be provided by the popular Broadway Sings, a professional concert production.
Success in the classroom: Mayoral candidate Melissa Murray Bailey hands a graduation certificate to Angelo Ortiz during a graduation ceremony on Aug. 24 at the Northeast GED Center, 1928 Cottman Ave.
Philadelphia Museum of Art’s latest exhibition reunites key paintings from early impressionist exhibitions, some of which have never been seen in the U.S.