Northeast Times

 Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Local librarian honored

David Payne was honored before his recent departure as head librarian at the Tacony branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia.


Blanket donations warm hearts

State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. (D-174th dist.) thanks the community for its donations of blankets and thermal underwear for St. Francis Inn Ministries, a Kensington-based charity that serves the poor and homeless.


Religious Events: January 8, 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.


Cancer benefit raises $3,400

The recent Judy’s Answer for Cancer 2.5K Walk/Run raised $3,400 for Fox Chase Cancer Center. The event, held in memory of Judy Sabatina, took place in Pennypack Park, which was decorated with balloon gateways at the entrance. About 100 people participated, and they had the opportunity to tour the Fox Chase mammography van.


Thank you to our generous readers

The Times would like to thank all of the people who contributed to our Eleanor Smylie Community Fund.


Students raise funds for cancer

The George Washington High School National Honor Society raised $2,200 for a breast cancer charity during a recent Walk For a Cure in the football stadium.


Around town: January 8, 2014

PhillyRising session at Frankford library


Calendar of Events: January 8, 2014

 Thursday, January 9


Soldier gets a warm welcome

Rhawnhurst residents recently welcomed neighbor A.J. Logan home from a tour in Afghanistan.


Trips: January 1, 2014

GE RETIREES Jan. 18 to Feb. 6, 2014. Atlantic, Caribbean, and Pacific oceans cruise. $2,479 per person, double occupancy. Includes $150 per cabin shipboard credit, stateroom accommodations, taxes, meals, port charges, insurance, and onboard entertainment. 610-892-9767.