Northeast Times

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Boyle calls for Nabisco boycott

On Thursday, July 9, U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle, speaking on the floor of the House of Representatives, called for a boycott of Oreo cookies and other Nabisco/Mondelez products as a result of the parent company’s recent closing of its 60-year-old bakery in Northeast Philadelphia, a result of which about 350 employees were laid off.


Around town: July 15, 2015

John Birch Society meeting in Holmesburg


Trips: July 8, 2015

DAYTRIPPERS TRAVEL CLUB July 17. Tiffany’s Restaurant, Welsh Road and Roosevelt Boulevard. 10:30 a.m. 215-824-2796.


Reunions: July 8, 2015

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


Religious Events: July 8, 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, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.



PAL centers extend summer hours

In an effort to provide Philadelphia youths with safe alternatives to the streets this summer, the Philadelphia Police Department and Police Athletic League of Philadelphia are extending Friday hours at 15 PAL centers and will open the centers on Saturdays throughout the summer.


Oldtimers organizer Check Newns dies at 82

A viewing will be held later this week for Chuck Newns, who organized the popular quarterly Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association meetings at Randi’s Restaurant & Bar.


Lawncrest the beautiful

Lawncrest celebrated the Fourth of July on Saturday.