Northeast Times

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Reunions: January 21, 2015


Religious Events: January 21, 2015

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Harmonie Singing Society meets Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310,

Providing nourishment

Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School hosted the 29th annual Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast on Monday. Members of the community enjoyed a free breakfast along with youth performances and community information. 

PFCU donates to veterans home

Philadelphia Federal Credit Union recently presented the Delaware Valley Veterans Home with a $1,000 donation to help support the variety of personalized services and recreational programs available to residents. The donation came from proceeds raised from PFCU’s inaugural Custom & Classic Benefit Car Show in October.

Jeanes Hospital CEO resigns

Dr. Larry Kaiser, president and CEO of Temple University Health System, announced last week that Linda Benfield Grass will step down after 12 years as CEO at Jeanes Hospital, effective March 6, and that Dr. Marc Hurowitz has been named as her successor.

Ironworkers boss found guilty

A federal jury on Tuesday convicted former Ironworkers boss Joe Dougherty of using his Northeast Philadelphia-based local to intimidate contractors into using union labor and violently retaliating against them if they didn’t.

Holy Family University to host ‘Life After Ferguson’ forum Jan. 29

Holy Family University will host a forum, Life After Ferguson: Where Do We Go From Here?, on Thursday, Jan. 29, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the university’s Northeast Philadelphia campus. 

Forman Mills founder to appear on ‘Undercover Boss’

Rick Forman, the founder and CEO of Forman Mills Inc., will appear in disguise while undercover on the hit CBS show Undercover Boss. The hour-long show will air on Sunday at 8 p.m.

Changes coming to Mayfair business corridor

Members of the Mayfair Business Association learned of various changes coming to the commercial corridor during their recent monthly meeting at Prudential Prime Real Estate, 7341 Frankford Ave.