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Local student receives Neumann Scholarship

A+ for Andrew: Andrew Lukashchuk, an eighth-grader at Maternity BVM Catholic School, received a Neumann Scholarship during a presentation by the Connelly Foundation. Neumann Scholars receive full four-year scholarships to the archdiocesan high school of their choice. Andrew will attend either Archbishop Ryan or Father Judge. 


La Salle University retires jersey of local athlete

La Salle University last week retired the jersey of former basketball great Larry Cannon, an Abraham Lincoln High School graduate.


It’s the most wonderful time of the year

Santa Claus is coming to town: Santa Claus visited the Holmesburg Library last Wednesday. Local families enjoyed refreshments, arts and crafts, Christmas carols and more during the event. 


Ho, ho, holidays

Making Santa’s list: Children gave Santa Claus their last-minute wish lists when he stopped by the AOH/LAOH Div. 87. 


Community fund seeks donations

The Times’ 68th annual Eleanor Smylie Community Fund will help local families during the Christmas season.


Christmas champs

Local residents had a holly jolly time at the Fox Chase Champions holiday party for special-needs children and young adults. 



Around Town: December 14, 2016

Musical show will take stage this Saturday


Treading water: Day 4

Park­wood res­id­ent Mike Doyle is join­ing thou­sands of Dakota Ac­cess Pipeline pro­test­ers at the Stand­ing Rock Sioux Re­ser­va­tion this week and shar­ing im­ages and de­scrip­tions of his ex­per­i­en­ces with The North­east Times. 


Treading water: Day 3

Park­wood res­id­ent Mike Doyle is join­ing thou­sands of Dakota Ac­cess Pipeline pro­test­ers at the Stand­ing Rock Sioux Re­ser­va­tion this week and shar­ing im­ages and de­scrip­tions of his ex­per­i­en­ces with The North­east Times.