Northeast Times

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Sabatina supports legislation that will prohibit organ transplant discrimination

The family behind New Jersey’s landmark “Amelia’s Law” last Friday joined state Sen. John Sabatina Jr. to promote his effort to pass similar legislation in Pennsylvania.

Sabatina supports bonus program for veterans

State Sen. John Sabatina has joined Pennsylvania’s Department of Military and Veterans Affairs in calling for the state Senate to reconvene to preserve a bonus program for veterans that will expire before the next scheduled session day.

Reunions: August 5, 2015


Religious Events: August 5, 2015

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,

Pets of the Week: August 5, 2015

Jax loves belly rubs

Pet Briefs: August 5, 2015

Animal fundraiser at Vogt

New bill would require more secure Medicare cards

Congressman Brendan Boyle joined a bipartisan coalition on July 28 to introduce the Medicare Common Access Card Act (H.R. 3220), a bill that would require the Department of Health and Human Services to initiate a smart card pilot program and issue new, more secure Medicare cards to select participants. 

Health Briefs: August 5, 2015

Breast cancer event at Cannstatter’s

Glen Foerd concert slated for Aug. 20

The Monday Blues Swing Orchestra, a big band, will perform on Thursday, Aug. 20, from 7 to 8 p.m. at Glen Foerd on the Delaware, 5001 Grant Ave.

George Washington High soccer coach honored

Thirteen former players and friends recently honored John Hughes, retired soccer coach at George Washington High School, at Hathaway’s Restaurant and Lounge in Cinnaminson, New Jersey.