Northeast Times

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Trips: May 27, 2015

SALEM HARBOR APARTMENTS: June 1 to 4. Wildwood. $329 includes motel accommodations, breakfast and dinner, entertainment and trips to Cape May and Atlantic City. 215-639-1000.

Taylor bill would aid state’s lowest-performing schools

State Rep. John Taylor (R-177th dist.) plans to introduce legislation intended to rescue the state’s lowest-performing schools.

Swenson student awarded college scholarship

Comcast surprised Swenson Arts and Technology High School student Michele Holland with a $10,000 college scholarship during the company’s annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program in Harrisburg. In all, Comcast awarded $200,000 to 191 Pennsylvania students, including more than 40 from Philadelphia.

Reunions: May 27, 2015


Religious Events: May 27, 2015

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Harmonie Singing Society meets Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310,

Pet of the Week: May 27, 2015

Panda needs a new home

Northeast’s finest

The 30th Annual Northeast Times Sports Awards Banquet was held on May 20 at Cannstatter’s. 

Local seniors clean up area around Decatur Elementary

The students and staff at Stephen Decatur Elementary School in Parkwood can thank five dedicated senior citizens for seeing a litter-free area when they arrive for school each week.

Faux doctor sentenced to jail

The charade is up for Patrick Usanga, unless he had intentions on posing as a state prison inmate for a while.

Celebrating centenarians

On May 21, Philadelphia celebrated the 15th Annual Mayor’s Centenarian Celebration in South Philadelphia. More than 100 local people, who will be 100 years of age or older in 2015, attended. They watched a magic show, listened to live music and enjoyed food and cake.