Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Trips: April 30, 2014

THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Select dates in April 2014. Disney World special packages. Three days and four nights, or 5 days and four nights. Prices from $859 per person include roundtrip airfare between Philadelphia and Orlando, Disney magical express transfers, hotel accommodations, Disney four day park hopper pass, one free piece of baggage per person each way, taxes, fees, and insurance. 610-892-1133.



Pets of the Week: April 30, 2014

Fantastic Francine   


Local student wins essay contest

State Rep. Brendan Boyle announced the winners of his second annual Presidential Essay Contest for fourth- and fifth-graders who reside or attend school in the 170th Legislative District.


Religious Events: April 30, 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.


Casino trips: April 30, 2014

St. Bede’s Young at Heart Club May 6. Resorts Casino. Lunch at Tomasello’s Winery. Reserve by April 29. 215-598-3227. More: June 30. Bally’s Casino. Free bingo and coin for slots. Reserve by June 20. 215-598-3227. More: July 22. River Lady Boat Ride. $68 includes boat ride, full lunch, and casino TBA. 215-598-3227. More: Aug. 12. Mt. Airy Casino. $32 includes $25 coins and a full buffet. 215-598-3227.


Around town: April 30, 2014

Scouts conducting clothing drive


Philly to host Bar, Nightlife & Hospitality Convention this week

The first Philadelphia Bar, Nightlife & Hospitality Convention will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 29-30, at the Crystal Tea Room, at 100 E. Penn Square in Center City.


The golden years

The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 last week honored those who were celebrating their golden anniversaries of union membership with a special luncheon at the FOP’s new facility on Caroline Road in the Northeast. Eighty members with 50 years membership were honored. Among those marking the special anniversary was George McNesby (left), his wife, Judy, and their son, John McNesby, Lodge 5’s president. 


Religious Events: April 23, 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.