Northeast Times

 Articles by Mikala Jamison

‘Still hope’ for Jones Middle School students

John Paul Jones Middle School has suffered low test scores, spotty teacher attendance and unsafe conditions for years. Now it’s being transformed into the Memphis Street Academy Charter School, and many are excited about the future.


In this club, they are all winners

Hailing from across the globe, thirteen winners of a Boys & Girls Club contest visited the Bridesburg Boys & Girls Club last week. What did they all have in common? Their love for the organization itself.


Best of the River Wards 2012: Best Teacher and/or Coach

Winner: Officer Ernie Rehr, director of Rizzo PAL at 2524 E. Clearfield St.


Best of the River Wards 2012: Best Coffee Shop

Winner: Coffee House Too at 2514 E. York St.


Best of the River Wards 2012: Best Breakfast or Brunch

Winner: (Tie) Mercer Café at 2619 E. Westmoreland St. and M&M Restaurant at 2736 E. Allegheny Ave.


Best of the River Wards 2012: Best Pharmacy

Winner: Port Richmond Pharmacy, 2512 E. Clearfield St.


Best of the River Wards 2012: Best Server

Winner: Best Server, Stacy Gorman at Donna’s Bar at 2732 E. Allegheny Ave


Best of the River Wards 2012: Best Happy Hour

Winner: Donna's Bar at 2732 E. Allegheny Ave.


Best of the River Wards 2012: Best Salon

Winner: Salon Blush at 2407 E. York St.


Best of the River Wards 2012: Best Bakery

Winner: Stock’s Bakery at 2614 E. Lehigh Ave.