Special People In Northeast Inc. last week held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open an early childhood center at 12670 Dunks Ferry Road, in the annex of St. Anselm Church in Parkwood.
McDreamy dreams of a home
The Northeast Times, in conjunction with the Frankford-Northeast Philadelphia Rotary Club, will hold its annual sports banquet Wednesday, May 18 at Cannstatter’s, 9130 Academy Road at 6 p.m. The banquet honors the best coaches and athletes this year in Northeast Philadelphia.
The Association of the United States Army, along with Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support and the Department of Veterans Affairs, last week honored Philadelphia-area Vietnam War veterans during a ceremony at the Pennsylvania National Guard Armory, 2700 Southampton Road.
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.
Thursday, April 7
Bingo Night at Farrell School
Fifteen volunteers showed up for the Friends of Poquessing Watershed’s first park cleanup event of 2016 and were greeted by mountains of discarded tires.
Two journalists for the Northeast Times last week won three Keystone Press Awards in a statewide contest sponsored by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association.
The joy of Easter: Officers from the 8th Police District delivered Easter baskets and treats to Lisa Callahan’s kindergarten class at St. Katherine of Siena School on March 22. Community Relations Officer Joe Hansbury (left) and Officer Dan Richardson met with Callahan (center) and her class during the visit. As a policy, the school does not publicize the names of students.