Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Scholarship winners honored

The Joseph C. McCloskey Charitable Fund recently announced its scholarship winners. The Elizabeth McCloskey Memorial Scholarship went to Regina Moran and Dominque Labovitz. The John C. Sullivan Jr. Memorial Scholarship was given to Christopher Zelenenki and Joseph McHugh III. In all, $12,000 was given to the winning students. The students were honored at a ceremony at the Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 39 hall. 

Health event to be held at Nazareth Hospital

Nazareth Hospital invites the public to meet Lindsay Lion, its new emergency department senior nurse navigator, on Thursday, June 4, from 5 to 6 p.m. in the cafeteria of the hospital, 2601 Holme Ave.

Around town: June 3, 2015

Tacony community day slated for Saturday

Reunions: June 3, 2015


Local graduates honored

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput was the main celebrant during a Liturgy of the Word before an Academic Honors Convocation at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

Swenson student awarded college scholarship

Comcast surprised Swenson Arts and Technology High School student Michele Holland with a $10,000 college scholarship during the company’s annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program in Harrisburg. In all, Comcast awarded $200,000 to 191 Pennsylvania students, including more than 40 from Philadelphia.

Celebrating centenarians

On May 21, Philadelphia celebrated the 15th Annual Mayor’s Centenarian Celebration in South Philadelphia. More than 100 local people, who will be 100 years of age or older in 2015, attended. They watched a magic show, listened to live music and enjoyed food and cake.

Faux doctor sentenced to jail

The charade is up for Patrick Usanga, unless he had intentions on posing as a state prison inmate for a while.

Around town: May 27, 2015

Health event at Nazareth Hospital

Local seniors clean up area around Decatur Elementary

The students and staff at Stephen Decatur Elementary School in Parkwood can thank five dedicated senior citizens for seeing a litter-free area when they arrive for school each week.