Northeast Times

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Pets of the Week: December 18, 2013

Precious Presley needs a new family


Trips: December 18, 2013

GE RETIREES Jan. 18 to Feb. 6, 2014. Atlantic, Caribbean, and Pacific oceans cruise. $2,479 per person, double occupancy. Includes $150 per cabin shipboard credit, stateroom accommodations, taxes, meals, port charges, insurance, and onboard entertainment. 610-892-9767.


Casino Trips: December 18, 2013

TLA Feasterville Dec. 31. Includes New Year’s Gala, restaurant and show. Reserve by Dec. 21. Inf. 215-598-3227.


Donations are needed for Smylie Community Fund

Christmas is just a week away, and stores are going to be especially crowded these next few days as folks try to find just the right gifts for loved ones.


Rally for schools Dec. 12

There will be an anti-school spending cuts rally at 3:45 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at Bustleton and Cottman avenues.


Casino Trips: December 11, 2013

TLA Feasterville Dec. 31. Includes New Year’s Gala, restaurant and show. Reserve by Dec. 21. Inf. 215-598-3227.


Residents should ignore letters from BRT that were sent out in error

The Board of Revision of Taxes has sent out a couple of thousand letters to property owners who are appealing their new assessments, advising them their 2014 taxes will actually be lower than they are this year. Given that fact, the BRT asks the letter’s recipients if they would consider withdrawing their assessment appeals.


Stay safe in the winter

Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers urges all Philadelphians to practice important safety tips during the impending winter and to be more vigilant with their fire safety efforts and awareness.


Injury lawyer honored

The Legal Intelligencer has named Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano founding partner David F. Stern as one of 2013’s “Lawyers on the Fast Track.”


Gov. Corbett tours Norcom Community Center

Gov. Tom Corbett last week toured the Norcom Community Center, which is operated by Special People In Northeast, the nonprofit human services organization that provides services for individuals with intellectual disabilities.