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Around Town: March 30, 2016

Designer Bag Bingo at Franklin Towne


State Road entrance, security fence at Glen Foerd discussed at East Torresdale meeting

Members of the East Torresdale Civic Association wanted details about the Glen Foerd estate’s rumored plans for building a new State Road entrance. During the monthly ETCA meeting on March 14, neighborhood residents learned about that and many more new initiatives at Glen Foerd.


Spotlight on Solomon

The Times sits down with candidate Jared Solomon to discuss the upcoming election. Next week, we’ll hear from his opponent. 


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

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


‘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