Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Taking a SPIN in their new facility

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.

Pets of the Week: April 6, 2016

McDreamy dreams of a home

Northeast Philadelphia Sports Awards Banquet is May 18

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.

Honoring those who served

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.

Crime Log: April 8, 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. 

Around Town: April 6, 2016

Bingo Night at Farrell School

Volunteers clean up woods behind Philadelphia Mills

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. 

Times journalists win Keystone Press Awards

Two journalists for the Northeast Times last week won three Keystone Press Awards in a statewide contest sponsored by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association.

A special visit to St. Katherine

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.