Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Around Town: Feb. 15, 2017

KleinLife offers Lifelong Learning series

Students honored with scholarships

The Comcast Foundation and Mayor Jim Kenney last week honored Somerton’s Widchard Faustin with the Gustave G. Amsterdam Leadership Award at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s annual mayoral luncheon.

Students can nominate educators for favorite teacher contest

Barnes & Noble is holding its seventh annual “Barnes & Noble My Favorite Teacher Contest” for middle and high school students.

Reunions: Feb. 8, 2017


Religious Events: Feb. 8, 2017

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310,

Pets of the Week: Feb. 8, 2017

Breezy ready for winds of change

Out on the town: Feb. 8, 2016

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NE synagogues announce merger

Joining forces: Congregations of Ner Zedek, located at 7520 Bustleton Ave. in Rhawnhurst, has closed and merged with Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, 9768 Verree Road in Bustleton. Ner Zedek, which closed at the end of December, had been in operation for 67 years. The former synagogue’s building is being sold to an Indian church.

Friends in faith

A special visit: Mayor Jim Kenney visited St. Matthew Elementary School as part of Catholic School Week. The children greeted him with poems and songs. While he walked around the different classrooms, students asked him to participate in some of the activities. Also during Catholic School Week, St. Christopher Elementary School held an appreciation reception for police and firefighters. Kids sang, recited poems, and thanked officers and firefighters. 

Calendar of Events: Feb. 8, 2017

Thursday, Feb. 9