Northeast Times

 Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Expanding health

Ribbon cutting: Holmesburg residents celebrated the grand opening of a new, comprehensive medical campus on Saturday with a ribbon-cutting and health fair at The Center for Medical Excellence on the 8000 block of Frankford Ave. The former Holmesburg Family Practice, led by Dr. Joseph Pongonis, has expanded into a full-service medical center with EPIC Physicians primary and urgent care, Einstein Healthcare Network’s Multispecialty Suite, Progress Physical Therapy, Lawall Prosthetic & Orthotic Services, Patelka Dental and Holmesburg Pharmacy. Doctors and staff treated visitors to breakfast, refreshments, prize giveaways, child face painting and other entertainment, in addition to medical information. 


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.


Councilman O’Neill to host mammography unit

City Coun­cil­man Bri­an O’Neill will host the Fox Chase Can­cer Cen­ter mo­bile mam­mo­graphy unit on Fri­day, Sept. 19, at 8 a.m. at his neigh­bor­hood of­fice at Fraternal Or­der of Po­lice Lodge 5, 11630 Car­oline Road.


Casino Trips: September 10, 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.


Calendar of Events: September 10, 2014

Thursday, September 11


Around town: September 10, 2014

Flea market and barbecue


Trips: September 3, 2014

FAR NORTHEAST SENIOR CITIZENS Sept. 7 to 11, 2014. Wildwood. $475 includes 5 days and 4 nights, 4 full breakfasts and dinners, and trips to a casino and winery. 215-673-7734.


Reunions: September 3, 2014

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


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, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.


Pet of the Week: September 3, 2014

Special Sadie needs a home