Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Times sponsors decorating contest

The Northeast Times is sponsoring a Christmas decorating contest.

Sound of the season

Songs and Santa: Children enjoyed sitting on Santa’s lap, doing arts and crafts and listening to beautiful music on Saturday when the Glen Foerd Mansion celebrated Christmas.

Religious Events: December 14

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,

Local student receives Neumann Scholarship

A+ for Andrew: Andrew Lukashchuk, an eighth-grader at Maternity BVM Catholic School, received a Neumann Scholarship during a presentation by the Connelly Foundation. Neumann Scholars receive full four-year scholarships to the archdiocesan high school of their choice. Andrew will attend either Archbishop Ryan or Father Judge. 

La Salle University retires jersey of local athlete

La Salle University last week retired the jersey of former basketball great Larry Cannon, an Abraham Lincoln High School graduate.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year

Santa Claus is coming to town: Santa Claus visited the Holmesburg Library last Wednesday. Local families enjoyed refreshments, arts and crafts, Christmas carols and more during the event. 

Ho, ho, holidays

Making Santa’s list: Children gave Santa Claus their last-minute wish lists when he stopped by the AOH/LAOH Div. 87. 

Crime Log: December 14, 2016

Nov. 14 through 27

Community fund seeks donations

The Times’ 68th annual Eleanor Smylie Community Fund will help local families during the Christmas season.