Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Bill to keep police IDs private is axed

Gov. Wolf vetoed House Bill 1538, which would delay police departments from releasing the names of officers involved in shootings. 

Around Town: Nov. 30, 2016

Tacony LAB to host WinterFest event

Around Town: Nov. 23, 2016

See what local events are happening in your neighborhood. 

Spirit of gratitude

Turkey Day tradition: The Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade took place Sunday, Nov. 20. Hundreds of people fought the cold weather and occasional snow flakes with warm beverages and blankets, while watching the parade. In addition to Santa, spectators were able to watch live bands, neighborhood schools, dancers from local dance studios, Mummers, military servicemen and characters dressed in costume march through the streets of Mayfair and Holmesburg. 

Reunions: November 23, 2016


Religious Events: November 23, 2016

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310,

Plenty to celebrate at KleinLife

Life of the party: Edith Kutcher turned 100 years old on Thursday, Nov. 17. She works as a volunteer librarian at KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Ave. Kutcher, a West Philadelphia native and retired stenographer, received a cake, balloons and flowers during her celebration.

Pets of the Week: November 23, 2016

Corduroy has a lot of love to give 

Irish eyes are smiling

Lucky leader: Fox Chase resident William P. Ivers (left) was named president of Philadelphia’s St. Patrick’s Day Observance Association during a meeting of the organization’s board of directors on Oct. 13. Ivers is a research analyst for City Council President Darrell L. Clarke and Republican leader of the 61st Ward. He succeeds outgoing President Chris Phillips. The observance association organizes the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Philadelphia, one of the oldest and largest in the nation. Standing with Ivers are Parade Director Michael J. Bradley, 2016 Grand Marshal Paul Doris and outgoing President Chris Phillips.

Hawk headed to Chestnut Hill

Hawk tales: Bustleton resident Pat Woltemate (far right), a St. Joe’s Prep senior, signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Chestnut Hill College. He’s pictured with his coach Joe Falcone (center), and teammates (from left) JT Gosweiler, who signed with Iona; Jeff Manto, who will attend Villanova; and Colin Scanlon, who is headed to La Salle.