Northeast Times

 Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Pointing lasers at aircraft is a federal crime

It is a federal crime to point any kind of laser beam at an aircraft. Under federal law, “Whoever knowingly aims the beam of a laser pointer at an aircraft in the special aircraft jurisdiction of the United States, or at the flight path of such an aircraft, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.” Under the law, the Federal Aviation Administration may seek a civil penalty of up to $11,000 per violation.

Pets of the Week: December 18, 2013

Precious Presley needs a new family

Donations are needed for Smylie Community Fund

Christmas is just a week away, and stores are going to be especially crowded these next few days as folks try to find just the right gifts for loved ones.

Religious Events: December 18, 2013

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,

Casino Trips: December 18, 2013

TLA Feasterville Dec. 31. Includes New Year’s Gala, restaurant and show. Reserve by Dec. 21. Inf. 215-598-3227.

Trips: December 18, 2013

GE RETIREES Jan. 18 to Feb. 6, 2014. Atlantic, Caribbean, and Pacific oceans cruise. $2,479 per person, double occupancy. Includes $150 per cabin shipboard credit, stateroom accommodations, taxes, meals, port charges, insurance, and onboard entertainment. 610-892-9767.

Around town: December 18, 2013

Get ready to strut with the Mummers

Reunions: December 18, 2013


Family seeks help in finding missing man

The family of William Schwenger is asking the public for help in finding the missing 61-year-old Delaware County man.

Calendar of Events: December 18, 2013

 Wednesday, December 18