Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Mural arts program designs wall in Frankford

The Philadelphia Mural Arts Program teamed with Special People In Northeast Inc. to design a mural on an exterior wall at SPIN’s property at 1616 Orthodox St. in Frankford.


July 4th parade in Lawncrest

The Lawncrest July 4th Celebration will mark its 99th anniversary this year, with the theme being “A Strong Community.”


Local student wins art contest

Jacklyn Humes wins the Philadelphia Federal Credit Union art contest and receives a surprise visit from PFCU’s mascot in her class at Our Lady of Calvary. Her dad, George Humes, and mom Marilyn Beyer were on hand to support Jacklyn. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA


Around town: June 25, 2014

EPIC to meet June 26


An army birthday bash

Time for cake: Gary Seifert, captain of the Honour Guard, and John Schwartz with the American Legion help army veteran William Silver, 91, cut a cake during a celebration of the Army’s birthday at the Delaware Valley Veterans Home. 


The Peacemakers

Turn the page: St. Martin students celebrated their class’ published book, We are Peacemakers. The students each contributed a passage in the book describing how they do things daily to become peacemakers. They also drew their own illustrations. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA


Chamber helps Salvation Army

The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Leadership Development Program teamed with Beneficial Bank and other sponsors to support The Salvation Army’s “Be Your Best 2014” after-school initiative.


Frankford CDC raising some money

Tickets to the Frankford Community Development Corporation’s first fundraiser are on sale now. 


Danny Craige Foundation honors three SMT grads

The Danny Craige Foundation last week presented three scholarships at the St. Martin of Tours Elementary School graduation awards ceremony.


Beef-and-beer slated for Friday Night

The second annual Frank S. Innocenti Scholarship Foundation beef-and-beer fundraiser will take place on Friday, June 20, from 7 to 11 p.m. at Cannstatter’s, at 9130 Academy Road.