Northeast Times

 Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Blanket donations warm hearts

State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. (D-174th dist.) thanks the community for its donations of blankets and thermal underwear for St. Francis Inn Ministries, a Kensington-based charity that serves the poor and homeless.

Religious Events: January 8, 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,

Thank you to our generous readers

The Times would like to thank all of the people who contributed to our Eleanor Smylie Community Fund.

Calendar of Events: January 8, 2014

 Thursday, January 9

Cancer benefit raises $3,400

The recent Judy’s Answer for Cancer 2.5K Walk/Run raised $3,400 for Fox Chase Cancer Center. The event, held in memory of Judy Sabatina, took place in Pennypack Park, which was decorated with balloon gateways at the entrance. About 100 people participated, and they had the opportunity to tour the Fox Chase mammography van.

Students raise funds for cancer

The George Washington High School National Honor Society raised $2,200 for a breast cancer charity during a recent Walk For a Cure in the football stadium.

Local librarian honored

David Payne was honored before his recent departure as head librarian at the Tacony branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia.

Reunions: January 8, 2014


Casino Trips: January 8, 2014

St. Matthew’s Senior Citizens Jan. 13. Resorts. $49, includes “The Kid Sings Swing,” buffet and $25 slot play. Leaves from Cottman Avenue and Battersby Street at 9:30 a.m. 215-332-8940.

Winners announced in Mayfair decoration contest

Organizers of the first Mayfair Christmas Decoration Contest named three winners out of 50 nominees.