The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission’s Historic Preservation Board last week unanimously approved the nomination of the Tacony-Disston Community Development District as a National Historic District. The next step is approval by the National Park Service, expected in the spring.
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.
Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams launched a pilot program on Jan. 20 in six city police districts so that anyone can safely and anonymously dispose of unwanted or out-of-date prescription drugs, which pose a public health risk due to their often addictive nature and potential for abuse.
A lesson of love: Saint Matthew School held a prayer service in conclusion of Catholic Schools Week on Friday.
When Puddin’s Cake Corner opened on Saturday morning, longtime residents said it was the first new bakery in Tacony in about 40 years.
Readers of the Northeast Times are welcome to submit questions that Mayor Jim Kenney will answer in next week’s issue.
The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department.
Thursday, Feb. 11
Cystic fibrosis benefit on Saturday
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