Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Tacony-Disston designated as a National Historic District

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.

Scholars: February 10, 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. 

Program allows safe and anonymous disposal of prescription drugs

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pilot program on Jan. 20 in six city police districts so that anyone can safely and anonymously dispose of unwanted or out-of-date prescription drugs, which pose a public health risk due to their often addictive nature and potential for abuse.

The power of prayer

A lesson of love: Saint Matthew School held a prayer service in conclusion of Catholic Schools Week on Friday. 

New bakery celebrates grand opening

When Puddin’s Cake Corner opened on Saturday morning, longtime residents said it was the first new bakery in Tacony in about 40 years.

Deadline is Friday to submit questions to mayor

Readers of the Northeast Times are welcome to submit questions that Mayor Jim Kenney will answer in next week’s issue.

Crime Log: February 10, 2016

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. 

Calendar: February 10, 2016

Thursday, Feb. 11

Around town: February 10, 2016

Cystic fibrosis benefit on Saturday

Around Town

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