Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Around town: May 27, 2015

Health event at Nazareth Hospital

Northeast’s finest

The 30th Annual Northeast Times Sports Awards Banquet was held on May 20 at Cannstatter’s. 

Around town: May 20, 2015

Driscoll honors cheerleaders

A beautiful day in the neighborhood

Celebrating the community: The Mayfair May Fair took place on Saturday, May 16, on Frankford Avenue. The festival included sand art stations,  balloon making, live music, food and games. 

Cancer hospital awarded highest rating

Cancer Treatment Centers of America’s location at 1331 E. Wyoming Ave. was awarded Five-Star quality scores — the highest possible rating — by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Local students awarded scholarships

American Heritage Federal Credit Union eased the financial burden of college expenses for 20 college-bound students and credit union members by awarding each a $1,000 scholarship.

Religious Events: May 20, 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,

Tompkins VIST Bank and Rotary Club donate to Fox Chase Elementary

A generous donation: Tompkins VIST Bank and the Rotary Club of Northeast Sunrisers last week donated $1,000 to Fox Chase Elementary School for books for the school library. The donation was made during a Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce business card exchange at VIST, at 8000 Verree Road (at Rhawn Street) in Fox Chase. ••

Pets of the Week: May 20, 2015

Dina needs a new home

Local officials react to train derailment

Here are some statements from local public officials following last week’s deadly Amtrak train derailment in Port Richmond: