Articles by Northeast Times Staff

George Washington High soccer coach honored

Thirteen former players and friends recently honored John Hughes, retired soccer coach at George Washington High School, at Hathaway’s Restaurant and Lounge in Cinnaminson, New Jersey. 


Cathedral welcomes pope with banner

The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul unveil a large welcome banner at the main entrance on July 29 in anticipation of the visit of Pope Francis to Philadelphia. The banner unveiling is one of a series of activities that will be hosted at the cathedral in celebration of the World Meeting of Families and the papal visit.


Camp raising money for pets

Cherokee Day Camp will take place on Sunday, Aug. 9, from 1 to 5 p.m. at 1 Declaration Drive in Bensalem.


National Night Out celebration announced in Fox Chase

The public is invited to a free National Night Out celebration at Fox Chase Elementary School, 500 Rhawn St., on Tuesday, Aug. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m.


NEHS grad visits White House

A recent Northeast High School graduate and college-bound student, Qwajarik Sims, who is served through Philadelphia Futures’ Sponsor-A-Scholar Program, was a participant at First Lady Michelle Obama’s 2015 Beating the Odds summit at the White House.


Taylor to co-sponsor immigration bill

Following the death of Kathryn Steinle, who was gunned down in San Francisco by an illegal immigrant, state Rep. John Taylor (R-177th dist.) announced he will co-sponsor legislation to require state and local law enforcement agencies to comply with federal law and cooperate with federal immigration officials.


Local groups organize trips

Trip will benefit scholarship fund


Animal corner

Local fundraisers scheduled to help animals in need. 


Nazareth Hospital hires senior nurse

Nazareth Hospital has appointed Lindsay Lion as Emergency Department senior nurse navigator.


Joint replacement seminars scheduled at Jeanes

Jeanes Hospital, 7600 Central Ave., will hold free seminars for people considering a total hip or knee replacement.