Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Religious Events: September 17, 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,

Keep your neighborhood safe with new Dog Walker Watch program

While you’re taking your pooch out for a walk and a sniff around, you might see things happening on your neighborhood streets. 

Trips: September 17, 2014

BRISTOL CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL FOUNDATION Sept. 14 to 18, 2014. Cape Cod. Prices from $635 include visit to Nantucket Island and Martha’s Vineyard. 215-788-9408.

New agreement decriminalizes marijuana

Possession of a little bit of marijuana will remain illegal in Philadelphia under an ordinance City Council is considering, but it will be decriminalized.

Scholars: September 17, 2014

Stephen Furtek graduated from Temple University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting in a ceremony on Sept. 12.

Pets of the Week: September 17, 2014

Tory loves the great outdoors

Vendors wanted for charity event

An upcoming charitable yard sale/flea market is looking for vendors.

Promoting peace in the Northeast

District Attorney Seth Williams led a contingent of city prosecutors who joined police officers and Northeast community leaders in a Ride for Peace on Saturday morning. The bicycle tour highlighted the 2nd Police District Advisory Council’s annual Community Day at Target, Bustleton and Bleigh avenues. The cyclists rode 12 miles through portions of Castor Gardens, Oxford Circle, Summerdale, Crescentville and Lawndale with an escort of police vehicles in an effort to promote healthy, nonviolent activities. The route passed several locations of recent gun violence in the 2nd Police District. Other participants included Capt. Frank Palumbo, commander of the 2nd district; and Lynn and Larry Genetti, the chairwoman and treasurer of the 2nd PDAC. 

Reunions: September 10, 2014


WWII vets to star in one-act play

A one-act play chronicling a day in the lives of two aging World War II veterans will be presented at the Ashburner Inn, 8400 Torresdale Ave., on Friday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free of charge.