Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Race for the Cure is this Sunday

The 25th Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure will take place on Sunday, Mother’s Day at Eakins Oval/the Philadelphia Museum of Art.


Taubenberger bids farewell to Chamber of Commerce

After spending 23 years as president of the Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, Al Taubenberger said goodbye during an event on Monday night at Canstatter’s. He received a standing ovation from friends and colleagues, including former City Councilmen Jack Kelly and Dan McElhatton, PECO Energy’s Ed McBride, PNC Bank’s Frank Porrazza, educator and lawyer Ruth Horwitz and former Frankford Hospital executive John B. Neff. 


Trips: May 6, 2015

TLA FEASTERVILLE May 27. Pines Dinner Theatre. Show Andrews Brothers, with music from the Andrews Sisters. Reserve by May 18. 215-494-9180.



Pets of the Week: May 6, 2015

Henry is a happy fellow 


Above and beyond

In addition to SPARC-simulated space flights, students are working on creating a competing robot designed to go underwater and check pipelines.


Casino Trips: May 6, 2015

Rose’s Fun Filled Trips: June 29. Tropicana. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. More: July 13. Tropicana. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. More: Sept. 15. Tropicana. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. More: Oct. 28. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. ••


Candidates to visit Holmesburg Civic meeting

Holmesburg Civic Association will meet on Tuesday, May 12, and a number of candidates in the upcoming election will be in attendance.


Mayfair Farmers Market continues May 17

The Mayfair Community Development Corporation has announced its 2015 Mayfair Farmers Market lineup.


Volunteer registration for World Meeting of Families is open

Online volunteer registration for the World Meeting of Families Philadelphia 2015 is open to the public. With more than 10,000 volunteers needed for the World Meeting of Families Congress from Sept. 22 to 25 and the papal visit from Sept. 26 to 27, people ages 18 and older can register to volunteer at worldmeeting2015.volunteerhub.com for the opportunity to play a crucial role in this once-in-a-lifetime event.