Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Essay contest will award iPad, scholarship to winner

The Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame invites high school students to enter an essay contest for the chance to win an iPad and a $2,000 scholarship to Holy Family University.

NE street remains worst for auto accidents involving seniors

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.

NE civic associations will soon be back in session

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.

Around town: September 3, 2014

Amateur bouts set for Sept. 5

Local coffee shop to celebrate grand opening

On Friday, the Northeast will celebrate the grand opening of the newest place to get a cup of coffee, Anthony’s Café Espresso, 4741 Princeton St. Celebrity gourmet coffee expert Todd Carmichael, who stars in the Discovery network’s Dangerous Grounds, will be on hand at 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 5.

Casino Trips: September 3, 2014

Vogt Morning Glories Sept. 14 to 18. Wildwood. $383 includes 4 nights at the Adventurer Hotel, entertainment, Cape May Ferry and a day at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City. 215-338-0189.

Reunions: September 3, 2014


Calendar of Events: September 3, 2014

Thursday, September 4

Local honorees to be awarded by Zionist organization

Several people with Northeast ties will be honored on Sept. 10 at a gala sponsored by the Zionist Organization of America’s Greater Philadelphia District.

Religious Events: September 3, 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,