Northeast Times

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Methadone clinic opens in Holmesburg

The controversial Healing Way methadone clinic at 7900 Frankford Ave. (at Decatur Street) opened earlier this month.


Calendar of Events: August 13, 2014

Thursday, August 14


Around town: August 13, 2014

Residents can help name two Frankford ‘pocket parks’


Trips: August 6, 2014

GOLDEN FRIENDS Aug. 9. Delaware Park. Buffet, horse racing and $25 slot play. $55. Leaves 10:45 a.m. More: Sept. 20 to 27. New England and Canada cruise. $1,275 includes taxes, baggage, and transportation. 215-335-2287.


A taste of generosity

Rita’s Italian Ice recently made its ninth annual check presentation to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation toward the fight against childhood cancer. Jeff Moody, CEO of Rita’s Italian Ice, presented Liz and Jay Scott— Alex’s parents — with a $300,000 check toward Rita’s Fund of Hope, an endowment that ensures the travel needs of families whose children are battling cancer are met. Families and childhood cancer survivors attended the event, took a tour of Rita’s Cool University and learned how to make Rita’s Italian Ice. 


Reunions: August 6, 2014

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


Religious Events: August 6, 2014

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, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.


Police Advisory Council to meet Aug. 12

The 7th Police District Advisory Council will sponsor the district’s PSA-1 meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 7 p.m. at Pelbano Recreation Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. 


Pets of the Week: August 6, 2014

Save the day by adopting Spiderman


Casino Trips: August 6, 2014

St. Bede’s Young at Heart Club Aug. 12. Mt. Airy Casino. $32 includes $25 coins and a full buffet. 215-598-3227.