Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Passes on sale for next Firefly Music Festival

Passes went on sale on Wednesday for the next Firefly Music Festival, June 15-18, 2017, at The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway in Delaware.

Senator details vision of rehab clinic for vets

State Sen. Tina Tartaglione (D-2nd dist.), who suffered a serious spinal cord injury in a 2003 boating accident that left her in a wheelchair, demonstrated ReWalk — a motorized exoskeleton suit that allows patients with lower limb paralysis to stand and walk — to detail her vision for a clinic to address specific rehabilitation needs of veterans.

Scholars: June 22, 2016

Seton Hall University announced that the following students qualified for the dean’s list: Gabriella Bryce, Meghan Murphy and Shana Rajan. To make dean’s list, students must have at least a 3.4 GPA and can get no grade lower than a C.

Republicans react to sugar tax

The Philadelphia Republican Party is criticizing Democrats on City Council for last week’s passage of a tax on sugary and diet beverages.

Pets of the Week: June 22, 2016

Tarabithia happy for a home

DePasquale, Tartaglione visit Chapel Manor

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale and state Sen. Tina Tartaglione (D-2nd dist.) recently visited the Chapel Manor nursing home and rehabilitation center at 1104 Welsh Road. The tour was designed to meet residents and obtain a first-hand look at nursing homes as DePasquale completes an audit of how the state Department of Health handles nursing home complaints.

Crime Log: June 22, 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. 

Christ the King announces new principal

Eileen Schweyer is the new principal at Christ the King Elementary School, replacing Sister Trudy Helder, who served for 28 years.

A celebration of courage

Quite an honor: Lt. Gov. Mike Stack presented a citation last week to George Richardson, who retired from the state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs as a Maintenance Repairman 2. Richardson worked at the Pennsylvania National Guard Armory, 2700 Southampton Road. State Sen. John Sabatina Jr. also attended the celebration, which included food and cake. Pictured are (from left) Army Pfc. Phillip Sellers, Richardson and Stack.