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Website on savings accounts for the disabled

A new website administered by the Pennsylvania Treasury will provide access to information about savings accounts designed to aid individuals with disabilities and their families.


Toomey backs holding money from sanctuary cities

President Trump’s executive order would impact Philadelphia, which Mayor Jim Kenney has deemed a sanctuary city.


ShopRite announces launch of new line of organic products

ShopRite has announced the launch of Wholesome Pantry, a new private label line of free-from and organic products available exclusively at all of its more than 270 stores located in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, New York and Connecticut.


Scholars: Feb. 1, 2017

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. 


Pets of the Week: Feb. 1, 2017

Fetty has eye on adoption


Local schools in hog heaven after earning grants

Pucker up for a cause: TruMark Financial Credit Union’s Kiss-A-Pig Financial Literacy Fundraiser raises money for local schools in need of personal finance resources. In 2016, TruMark Financial raised $78,000 through Building Financial Futures. The following local schools participated in the Kiss-A-Pig Financial Literacy Fundraiser: Baldi Middle School, Forrest Elementary School, George Washington High School, Maritime Academy Charter School, Northeast High School, Our Lady of Calvary, Philadelphia Academy Charter School and St. Jerome. 


Local nonprofits collect a combined $16,000 in public funding

Councilman Bobby Henon distributed Philadelphia Activities Fund checks to the Mayfair Civic Association, Pennypack Music Festival, Mayfair Clean Sweep and Mayfair Memorial Playground, among others.


Identifying issue between state, federal government

New ID card standards could leave residents in a bind.


Growing the GOP

Philly’s Republican Party wants to make the two-party system great again. But it’s not entirely clear whether the state of the national party will help or hurt their cause.


Cycles of kindness

 Chris Guinan restores broken bicycles and then donates them to those in need.