All SEPTA transit police officers are now equipped with body cameras, which the transportation agency says will help officers strengthen their relationships with the public while enabling them to collect valuable evidence for investigations. SEPTA announced the department-wide expansion of the body camera program on Jan. 8.
The Northeast Times would like to congratulate the following college graduates, students who were named to their school’s dean’s list, and area residents who recently received special honors.
Latte will warm your heart
Nov. 30 through Dec. 13
Catholic Community Services will partner with several Northeast-based organizations for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 18.
Thursday, Jan. 14
Charter school sets meeting schedule
She’s a champ: CORA Services Inc., 8540 Verree Road in Fox Chase, recently held its CORA Champions for Children celebration. St. Hubert High School senior Shannon Fritz was a scholarship winner and met Mayor Jim Kenney. CORA presented its Corporate Champion award to Pat Eiding, a Northeast resident and president of the Philadelphia AFL-CIO.
Take the plunge with Pepsi
Too sweet: Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, 9768 Verree Road, created the world’s largest piece of chocolate gelt at its recent Hanukkah party. The gelt was made with more than 200 pounds of dark chocolate. More than 300 people attended the party, which included latkes, jelly doughnuts and entertainment by Chris Ruggiero. SOURCE: SHAARE SHAMAYIM