Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Heatline can help those in danger from excessive heat

When the National Weather Service declares an Excessive Heat Warning, thePhiladelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) Heatline – 215-765-9040 dash; is up and running, fielding calls from people wanting to know how best to handle the heat  blasting the region. In the latest activation, the Heatline will operate Sat., July 23, from 11 a.m. to midnight; Sun., July 24, from 8:30 a.m. to midnight; and Mon., July, 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Heat index values for Saturday are expected to be 100 and 105 on Monday.

Freedom rings at July 4th festival

Photos courtesy of Joseph Mobley 

Two women found dead in motel

Police said that two West Virginia women found dead Sunday afternoon in the Roosevelt Motor Inn, 7600 Roosevelt Blvd. in Rhawnhurst, committed suicide.

Scholars: July 20, 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: July 20, 2016


Religious Events: July 20, 2016

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310,

Man robs bank inside Acme supermarket in Far Northeast

The Philadelphia Police Department and the FBI are seeking the public’s assistance to identify and locate the man responsible for the robbery on Monday of the Citizens Bank branch located inside the Acme supermarket at 3200 Red Lion Road.

Hands-on learning

Loving the arts: Sixth-, seventh-, and eight-graders recently participated in a summer camp at St. Hubert High School. Approximately 45 girls were involved in the first year of the SASH Summer Camp, where they learned about Sewing, Art, Robotics, Drama and Graphic Art. On Friday, the girls held a pizza party and a robot competition. 

DNC Preview: Reactions mixed to Trump’s choice of Pence

Republicans are applauding the selection of Mike Pence as Donald Trump’s vice presidential running mate, while Democrats are knocking the Indiana governor.

DNC Preview: The art of politics

Patriotic paintings: Philadelphia-area artists have created Donkeys Around Town, a program that features 57 fiberglass donkeys, representing the 50 states, five U.S. territories, Washington, D.C. and Democrats abroad. Iconic images that represent the state or territory were painted on the donkeys, which will be displayed through Sept. 5. MARIA YOUNG / TIMES PHOTOS