Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Religious Events: September 17, 2014

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, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.


Scholars: September 17, 2014

Stephen Furtek graduated from Temple University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting in a ceremony on Sept. 12.


Calendar of Events: September 17, 2014

Thursday, September 18


Casino Trips: September 17, 2014

Golden Friends Nov. 11. Resorts Casino. $60 includes a buffet, show and $20 slot play. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422.


Pets of the Week: September 17, 2014

Tory loves the great outdoors


Around town: September 17, 2014

Get your recycling bins on Saturday


New agreement decriminalizes marijuana

Possession of a little bit of marijuana will remain illegal in Philadelphia under an ordinance City Council is considering, but it will be decriminalized.


Keep your neighborhood safe with new Dog Walker Watch program

While you’re taking your pooch out for a walk and a sniff around, you might see things happening on your neighborhood streets. 


Expanding health

Ribbon cutting: Holmesburg residents celebrated the grand opening of a new, comprehensive medical campus on Saturday with a ribbon-cutting and health fair at The Center for Medical Excellence on the 8000 block of Frankford Ave. The former Holmesburg Family Practice, led by Dr. Joseph Pongonis, has expanded into a full-service medical center with EPIC Physicians primary and urgent care, Einstein Healthcare Network’s Multispecialty Suite, Progress Physical Therapy, Lawall Prosthetic & Orthotic Services, Patelka Dental and Holmesburg Pharmacy. Doctors and staff treated visitors to breakfast, refreshments, prize giveaways, child face painting and other entertainment, in addition to medical information. 


Trips: September 10, 2014

BRISTOL CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL FOUNDATION Sept. 14 to 18, 2014. Cape Cod. Prices from $635 include visit to Nantucket Island and Martha’s Vineyard. 215-788-9408.