Northeast Times

 Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Pets of the Week: May 20, 2015

Dina needs a new home


Local students awarded scholarships

American Heritage Federal Credit Union eased the financial burden of college expenses for 20 college-bound students and credit union members by awarding each a $1,000 scholarship.


Local officials react to train derailment

Here are some statements from local public officials following last week’s deadly Amtrak train derailment in Port Richmond:


Hamels Foundation donates $5K to St. Jerome School

The St. Jerome School Advancement Board announced on May 12 that the Hamels Foundation has awarded a $5,000 Partners in Education Grant to the school for the second consecutive year. The grant will support the purchase of STEM engineering sets such as Lego and K’nex Education kits.


A gift of encouragement

Celebrating life: The annual “Celebrate Life” event was held May 14 and 15.


Cancer hospital awarded highest rating

Cancer Treatment Centers of America’s location at 1331 E. Wyoming Ave. was awarded Five-Star quality scores — the highest possible rating — by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.



A beautiful day in the neighborhood

Celebrating the community: The Mayfair May Fair took place on Saturday, May 16, on Frankford Avenue. The festival included sand art stations,  balloon making, live music, food and games. 


Autism Project funds Northeast programs

Sensory Story Time at Torresdale Library and an African and Caribbean Autism Awareness Program in the Northeast are among a dozen projects throughout the city that received seed money funding from the Philadelphia Autism Project in partnership with Drexel University’s ASERT Collaborative.


Around town: May 20, 2015

Driscoll honors cheerleaders