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Changes in the classroom

Northeast Philly has plenty of schools. 


Celebrating 80 years

The Northeast Times takes a look back on 80 years of covering local news throughout Northeast Philadelphia communities.


Business is booming

Northeast Philly has plenty to brag about.


Around town: January 28, 2015

Tai Chi classes begin Feb. 9


80 reasons to love NE Philly

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a comprehensive list of some of the things that make Northeast Philadelphia a truly significant and special place to live. The list is in no particular order. Please tell us what you love most about Northeast Philadelphia in a letter to the editor. All letters can be submitted by email to pronews@bsmphilly.com or mailed to 3412 Progress Drive, Suite C, Bensalem, PA 19020.  


Taylor backs young candidate to replace Boyle

State Rep. John Taylor, chairman of the Republican City Committee, will actively support Martina White in the upcoming special election for the 170th Legislative District seat.


Somerton lodge to host produce sales

Members of the organic, farm-fresh produce industry have been trying to establish a foothold in Northeast Philadelphia for years. Somerton’s Walker Lodge will be the site of one company’s newest attempt next spring.


SEPTA’s police chief to visit Frankford Civic

SEPTA’s police chief, Thomas Nestel III, will speak to Frankford Civic Association members about his force’s operations at neighborhood El stops during their Thursday, Feb. 5, meeting, Pete Specos, the association’s president, said last week.


Providing nourishment

Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School hosted the 29th annual Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast on Monday. Members of the community enjoyed a free breakfast along with youth performances and community information. 


PFCU donates to veterans home

Philadelphia Federal Credit Union recently presented the Delaware Valley Veterans Home with a $1,000 donation to help support the variety of personalized services and recreational programs available to residents. The donation came from proceeds raised from PFCU’s inaugural Custom & Classic Benefit Car Show in October.