Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Northeast News: January 20, 2016

Grant aids driver program


KleinLife receives grant to help alleviate senior hunger

Fight against hunger: KleinLife received a $5,000 grant from BJ’s Charitable Foundation to help alleviate senior hunger as part of its home delivered meals program. 


Holmesburg firehouse gets new ladder truck

The Philadelphia Fire Department delivered a new $985,000 tiller ladder truck to the Engine 36/Ladder 20 firehouse in Holmesburg on Saturday.


His legacy lives on

Martin Luther King’s legacy was celebrated on Monday at Abington Friends School, as students made meals for the Northeast-based Aid for Friends.


Crime Log: January 20, 2016

The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department. 


Century celebration

100 candles: Jack Yusem celebrated his 100th birthday on Jan. 14 at River’s Edge Nursing and Rehab. The celebration included a large cake and lunch with friends. 


Calendar: January 20, 2016

Thursday, Jan. 21


Around town: January 20, 2016

Catholic movie shown on Feb. 11


Verizon donates $5,000 to MaST

Helping hands: Verizon donated $5,000 to MaST Community Charter School on Friday afternoon. The check was presented by Frank Buzydlowski (right), director of state government affairs for Verizon, to John Swoyer, CEO at MaST. State Rep. Martina White attended the presentation.


Tacony school honored for fundraising efforts

Tacony’s Hamilton Disston Elementary School was recently honored for being the top fundraising school in the School District of Philadelphia during the local Susan G. Komen’s fifth annual Dollar Defense awareness and education campaign. In addition, Gwen Salamone’s class at Disston was the top fundraising classroom.