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SPCA removes 17 animals from Holmesburg home

The Pennsylvania SPCA on Saturday removed 17 animals living in filthy conditions from a property on the 7900 block of Marsden St. in Holmesburg.

Scholars: March 23, 2016

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. 

Reunions: March 23, 2016


‘Resign to Run’ backed by 172nd district candidate

Jim Pio, the Republican candidate in the 172nd Legislative District, supports a “Resign to Run” law that would force elected state officials to resign from their current position if they want to run for a different position.

Redevelopment of former Liddonfield site delayed

The plan hasn’t changed, but the timeline is going to take a bit longer than expected: that was the message that City Councilman Bobby Henon delivered to members of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association during the group’s monthly meeting last Thursday.

A real brewhaha

Chase’s Hop Shop is a place where beer fans can crack open a cold one and chow down on deli favorites and fried chicken.

Pets of the Week: March 23, 2016

You’ll absolutely dig Dug

May Fair details announced

The Mayfair Business Association is planning its annual Mayfair May Fair, scheduled this year for Saturday, May 21.

Local student-athletes honored with Sportsmanship Award

Twenty-one student-athletes were honored last week with the Aria 3B Orthopaedic Institute High School Sportsmanship Award.

Irish eyes are smiling

Feeling lucky: The St. Katherine of Siena sixth, seventh and eighth-grade dancers performed for students at Nazareth Academy Grade School on St. Patrick’s Day. The  dancers won the Father Kevin C. Trautner Award at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.