Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Orleans Technical Institute to host texting tournament

Orleans Technical Institute, 2770 Red Lion Road, will be hosting local high school students at the first Text for NCRA Scholarship Competition, a tournament-style texting competition on Feb. 18.


Voting is open for Friends of Pennypack Park button contest

The Friends of Pennypack Park is already gearing up for Earth Day 2015 and seeks the public’s help in choosing this year’s commemorative button that volunteers will wear during the annual Earth Day park cleanup.


Around town: February 11, 2015

Valentine celebration is Friday 


Calendar of Events: February 11, 2015

Thursday, February 12


Casino Trips: February 11, 2015

Rose’s Fun Filled Trips April 14. Tropicana. $76 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. More: May 5. Tropicana. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. More: 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. ••


Pets of the Week: February 11, 2015

Coralina needs a forever home


Free dental exams for kids ages 4-14

The office of Dr. Karen Berrios will be providing free dental exams and cleanings for children ages 4-14 on Saturday, Feb. 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Northeast sisters have babies hours apart

Two sisters from the Northeast gave birth to girls five hours apart on Jan. 19 at Holy Redeemer Hospital in Meadowbrook.


Lawmaker warns of phone scam

State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. (D-174th dist.) is warning residents in the Northeast to beware of a telephone scam in which taxpayers receive unsolicited calls from individuals claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service and demanding payment.


Religious Events: February 11, 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, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.