Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Reunions: October 22, 2014


Trips: October 22, 2014

Men’s Club of The Congregations of Shaare Shamayim Nov. 5. New York City. $35 includes transportation, tip and seaport cruise. Bus leaves at 8 a.m. and leaves New York at 5:30 p.m. 215-346-2302.

Troop 160 celebrates 90 years

Boy Scouts of America Troop 160 recently celebrated its 90th anniversary at a banquet at Cannstatter’s. The troop has been chartered by Immanuel Lutheran Church, at 1015 Cottman Ave. in Burholme, since 1924.

Pets of the Week: October 22, 2014

Tango loves people 

House passes Boyle evidence registry bill

On Oct. 14, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted 195-0 to pass House Bill 2489, also known as the Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Registry in PA (SAFER PA), which was introduced by Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-170th dist.).

Calendar of Events: October 22, 2014

Thursday, October 23

MaST gets big donation

In September, MaST Community Charter School, 1800 E. Byberry Road, accepted a $3,000 donation from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Philadelphia Section to fund a new 3D plastic printer for the school’s new Makerspace. Makerspace is an innovative space with state-of-the-art equipment designed to cultivate creative thinking and unconventional learning among MaST students. Students can study 3D design, robotics, science, technology and healthcare in the facility. 

Halloween Spook-tacular event to be held Saturday in Mayfair

The Mayfair Business Association is promoting the third annual Spook-tacular, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to noon at Mayfair Memorial Playground, at Rowland Avenue and Vista Street.

St. Hubert junior wins Northeast essay contest

NE Hall of Fame essay contest winner Julia Boyd was awarded an iPad, a scholarship to Holy Family University and a gift certificate.

Julia Boyd, a junior at St. Hubert Catholic High School for Girls, was the winner of the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame essay contest. The theme was What Makes Northeast Philadelphia Special?

Former state senator dies

Former state Sen. Bill Stinson died last week. He was 70.