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Civic group discuss traffic problems around Pollock School

Neighbors say that Welsh Road has become a parking lot outside Robert B. Pollock Elementary School during daily student arrival and dismissal times. 


Around town: October 14, 2015

Craft fair set at Franklin Towne


Aria Health to merge with Jefferson

Northeast Philadelphia’s largest healthcare provider and one of the region’s most recognizable healthcare systems have announced plans to merge.


Torresdale Library announces upcoming fall events

The Torresdale Branch of the Free Library is offering a plethora of free public events throughout the fall at 3079 Holme Ave.


So long, Singers

After almost 70 years in business, Singers Appliance Company will soon close its doors for good. 


Scholars: October 7, 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. 


A ride of hope

Two hundred military veteran bicyclists rolled into Maggie’s Waterfront Cafe on Sept. 29 for a brief respite on their Army vs. Navy Challenge from the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York, to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.


Pets of the Week: October 7, 2015

Masha is a goofy girl


Kenney discusses plans for Philadelphia

Jim Kenney talks to the Times about public safety, prisons, schools, pensions and his own blue-collar South Philly roots.


Driscoll opens second office in Tacony

Visitors were treated to DJ entertainment, free snacks and refreshments and information about an array of state-supported public services as Rep. Mike Driscoll (D-173rd dist.) opened his second district office with an open house on Sept. 12.