Special Sadie needs a home
The Northeast remains the city’s hot spot for auto crashes involving senior citizens. Not particularly great news for grandpop and grandmom, but news they should have.
Amateur bouts set for Sept. 5
Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer as well as the end of summer break for many Northeast Philadelphia civic associations that will resume their monthly public meetings in September. The Northeast Times will strive to report on as many of these meetings as possible. But residents are also welcome to attend these sessions to find out what’s happening in their neighborhoods.
City Councilman Brian O’Neill will host the Fox Chase Cancer Center mobile mammography unit on Friday, Sept. 19, at 8 a.m. at his neighborhood office at Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5, 11630 Caroline Road.
The staff at VCA Knightswood Animal Hospital, 12121 Knights Road, took part in the ice bucket challenge on Saturday afternoon. Money raised will be donated to the ALS Association, and the local animal hospital has nominated other VCA hospitals to take the ice bucket challenge.
While the current Philadelphia Eagles were preparing for last week’s preseason game against the Steelers, a former Eagle was sharing some of his compelling football and life experiences with a group of Northeast youths.
Come try on Fedora
Rhawn Street from Bustleton Avenue to Large Street will be closed from 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28, to noon on Friday, Aug. 29, for street restoration, said Streets Commissioner David J. Perri.
More than 500 people turned out for the annual Danube Swabian Festival on Sunday at the Southampton Road club. At top, people dance during the festivities.