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Philly’s finest

Fox Chase native Rich Gannon is among 15 people who will be part of the 12th class of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.


Pets of the Week: July 22, 2015

Madonna needs a forever home


Park patrol

Northeast resident Roland Williams is sharing his knowledge of nature with hikers at Pennypack Park. 


Pajama party in Mayfair

If you can believe it, some outsiders have the audacity to claim that Mayfair can be a bit lacking in the culture department from time to time, that basic principles of etiquette and civility, such as proper attire, are lost on neighborhood denizens.


National Night Out is Aug. 4

Residents of the 8th and 15th police districts will celebrate National Night Out with a parade and fair on Tuesday, Aug. 4.


Local honoree receives citation

John Fritz, a member of The Society of St Vincent de Paul of Philadelphia, presented a City Council citation to Dominick F. Bucciarelli, president of the organization, during a meeting of the St. Anselm chapter. 


Falcon pride prevails

North Catholic boasts two alumni associations that raise scholarship money for Catholic school students. 


Correction: July 22

In a story published by the Northeast Times on July 15, JEVS at Home was incorrectly identified as a program of JEVS Human Services. JEVS at Home is an affiliated agency of JEVS Human Services. Also, the value of the JEVS at Home Human Services Scholarship awarded to an Orleans Technical College student this year was about $12,000. Orleans Technical College has credit-transfer partnerships with Springfield College and Community College of Philadelphia. ••


Candidate plans vast changes for Register of Wills office

Ross Feinberg, a Rhawnhurst resident and the Republican candidate for Register of Wills, said it is “appalling” that the office makes dozens of patronage hires.


Bumpy road ahead

Everyone seems to agree that traffic in Somerton gets out of hand sometimes. Some say it’s more like all of the time. But there apparently are a lot of different, even conflicting ideas about the solution.