Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Lynn case goes before Pa. Supreme Court

Lawyers for Monsignor William Lynn and the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office on Tuesday argued their cases for and against reinstatement of the cleric’s historic 2012 child endangerment conviction before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in Harrisburg.

Pets of the Week: November 19, 2014

Minnie is a sweetie

Donations needed for community fund

The Northeast Times is kicking off its 66th annual Eleanor Smylie Community Fund charitable effort.Since originating in 1949, the fund has helped thousands of local families during the Christmas season.The fund matches families in need with community members who can offer help. All money collected is used to buy gift cards to provide holiday dinners to those who are struggling to make ends meet.

Officer Boyle fundraiser on Nov. 29

The 18th annual Officer Daniel Boyle Athletic Program beef-and-beer fundraiser will be on Saturday, Nov. 29, from 8 p.m. to midnight at Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5, 11630 Caroline Road.

Mayfair Holmesburg parade is Sunday

The 38th annual Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade will take place on Sunday, Nov. 23, at noon. The rain date is Nov. 30.

Calendar of Events: November 19, 2014

Thursday, November 20

Around town: November 19, 2014

Civic group to feed the needy

Pets of the Week: November 12, 2014

Wren loves to play

Keeping it clean and green in Frankford

Some of the 300 volunteers who swept through the Frankford business corridor gathered in the parking lot of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on the 4400 block of Frankford Avenue on Nov. 8 before descending on the Avenue to pick up 9,994 pounds of litter and debris. On the same day, at nearby Overington Park at Orthodox and Pilling, 26 volunteers cleaned up the green space and planted 100 crocuses and some daffodils. Mezalik Design Studio also made a new sign for the park, which went up on Nov. 8. 

Supreme Court to hear arguments in Lynn appeal

State Supreme Court justices will hear oral arguments in the case of Monsignor William Lynn in Harrisburg on Nov. 18, according to court records.