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 Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Alex’s Lemonade Stand to set up at Holmesburg Dunkin’ Donuts

An Alex’s Lemonade Stand will be set up on Saturday, June 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dunkin’ Donuts, at 8902 Frankford Ave. in Holmesburg.


Screams of protest

Loathing in Tacony: Members of the East Coast Knights of the True Invisible Empire hold a recruiting rally in front of the Tacony Library Branch on Torresdale Avenue. Police had to shield the recruiters — who want to promote a white Christian way of life — after residents in the neighborhood gathered with reactions of anger and disgust. MARIA POUCHNIKOVA / TIMES PHOTOS


2nd suspect in Bustleton robbery arrested in N.J.

Police this week named a suspect in a June 12 robbery and shooting in Bustleton, and by Tuesday, June 24, they had him in custody.


Mural arts program designs wall in Frankford

The Philadelphia Mural Arts Program teamed with Special People In Northeast Inc. to design a mural on an exterior wall at SPIN’s property at 1616 Orthodox St. in Frankford.


Phillies president addresses local luncheon

Dave Montgomery, president and CEO of the Phillies, recently addressed a luncheon of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.


City Manufacturing Task Force releases report

AgustaWestland, a helicopter manufacturer at 3050 Red Lion Road, hosted the news conference where the city’s Manufacturing Task Force released a 97-page report.


July 4th parade in Lawncrest

The Lawncrest July 4th Celebration will mark its 99th anniversary this year, with the theme being “A Strong Community.”


Local student wins art contest

Jacklyn Humes wins the Philadelphia Federal Credit Union art contest and receives a surprise visit from PFCU’s mascot in her class at Our Lady of Calvary. Her dad, George Humes, and mom Marilyn Beyer were on hand to support Jacklyn. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA


Chamber helps Salvation Army

The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Leadership Development Program teamed with Beneficial Bank and other sponsors to support The Salvation Army’s “Be Your Best 2014” after-school initiative.


An army birthday bash

Time for cake: Gary Seifert, captain of the Honour Guard, and John Schwartz with the American Legion help army veteran William Silver, 91, cut a cake during a celebration of the Army’s birthday at the Delaware Valley Veterans Home.