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Around town: January 7, 2015

Frankford Civic now meeting on Wednesdays


Volunteer honored for work in Lawncrest

Steve Cartledge received a proclamation from state Sen. Tina Tartaglione and a citation from City Councilwoman Marian Tasco for his volunteer work heading the annual Lawncrest July 4th Celebration.


St. Cecilia students awarded scholarships

St. Cecilia Elementary School eighth-graders Mary Grace Meredith and Richard Nguyen have earned Neumann Scholarships, entitling them to full four-year scholarships to the archdiocesan high school of their choice. 


Pets of the Week: December 31, 2014

Whitney is wonderful


NE community fund is a success

The Northeast Times thanks its readers for their generous contributions to our Eleanor Smylie Community Fund.


Multicultural medley

Music and dance illuminated the auditorium of Northeast Philadelphia’s Universal Creighton Charter School on the eve of its winter break on Dec. 23. While the imminent Christmas holiday played a prominent role in the grade school’s annual seasonal concert, students drew upon many other religious and ethnic traditions for a joyous multi-cultural celebration.


GED classes available

Holmesburg Library, 7810 Frankford Ave. (at Hartel Avenue), will host GED classes beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 14, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Classes will run every Wednesday through Feb. 18.


Fresh meat

 Wing Bowl 23 gets a new ringer with Al Marnoch.   


FOP honors police officers

The Philadelphia Police Department and Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 recognized the following officers during an awards ceremony at the police unon’s Heroes Ballroom on Dec. 17:


Fake L&I inspector reported in Hunting Park

The city is warning residents to be on the lookout for somebody posing as an inspector from the Department of Licenses and Inspections.