Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Casino Trips: May 27, 2015

Rose’s Fun Filled Trips: June 29. Tropicana. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. More: July 13. Tropicana. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. More: Sept. 15. Tropicana. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. More: Oct. 28. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. ••


Around town: May 27, 2015

Health event at Nazareth Hospital


Reunions: May 27, 2015

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


Local seniors clean up area around Decatur Elementary

The students and staff at Stephen Decatur Elementary School in Parkwood can thank five dedicated senior citizens for seeing a litter-free area when they arrive for school each week.


Swenson student awarded college scholarship

Comcast surprised Swenson Arts and Technology High School student Michele Holland with a $10,000 college scholarship during the company’s annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program in Harrisburg. In all, Comcast awarded $200,000 to 191 Pennsylvania students, including more than 40 from Philadelphia.


Celebrating centenarians

On May 21, Philadelphia celebrated the 15th Annual Mayor’s Centenarian Celebration in South Philadelphia. More than 100 local people, who will be 100 years of age or older in 2015, attended. They watched a magic show, listened to live music and enjoyed food and cake.


Taylor bill would aid state’s lowest-performing schools

State Rep. John Taylor (R-177th dist.) plans to introduce legislation intended to rescue the state’s lowest-performing schools.


Faux doctor sentenced to jail

The charade is up for Patrick Usanga, unless he had intentions on posing as a state prison inmate for a while.


Pet of the Week: May 27, 2015

Panda needs a new home