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Local activist debuts Air Guitar Challenge to raise awareness

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.


Holme Circle Civic discusses reckless driving at meeting

Local residents are growing more concerned with speeding cars along Holme Avenue. 


Closing time

After 37 years, Oxford Child Care Center is being forced to close its doors. 


Broadway Sings to perform Labor Day show

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.


A bright future

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. 


The art of history

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.


Around town: September 2, 2015

Italian festival is at Our Lady of Consolation


Taking flight

Students embark on a mission to a Northeast helicopter factory for its inaugural summer camp. 


Somerton saloon to host Liberty Music Fest this weekend

The fourth annual Liberty Music Fest will feature 60 bands over four days this week at Bull Shooters Saloon, 14000 Bustleton Ave. in Somerton.


Scholars: August 26, 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.