Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Around Town: Dec. 18, 2016

Monthly cleanup, recycling events announced

Merry & bright

The Northeast Times had a very difficult time choosing a winner in our Christmas decorating contest.

Verizon donates to Ryan, Calvary and MaST schools

Verizon last week donated a total of $22,500 to three local schools.

Ryan students fundraise to assist Haiti following Hurricane Matthew

Doing their part: Students at Archbishop Ryan High School presented Cheryl Mrazik, of Catholic Relief Services, with a $2,500 check to assist in the rebuilding in Haiti following the devastation of Hurricane Matthew. Students raised money by organizing a dress-down day and a Halloween candy sale. 

Rockin’ around the Christmas tree

Sights of the season: The Community Life Improvement Program, the Major Artery Revitalization Committee and the Holmesburg Recreation Center Advisory Council sponsored a Christmas tree lighting on Dec. 8. Santa Claus posed for pictures and there was face painting, a balloon magician and snacks. PHOTOS: ALICE DIGNAM

Public officials celebrate grand opening of PJP Marketplace

PJP Marketplace, a retail store specializing in bulk groceries and food service equipment and supplies, recently opened at Shelly’s Plaza, at 8914 Frankford Ave. (at Academy Road).

Pets of the Week: December 21, 2016

Nadia needs a forever home

Crime Log: December 21, 2016

The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department. 

Community fund seeks donations to help local families in need

The Times’ 68th annual Eleanor Smylie Community Fund is helping local families during the holiday season.