Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Calendar of Events: December 31, 2014

Thursday, January 1


The Holiday Quiz: Holiday Songs

Here are 10 questions to test your holiday music acumen. Five should be as easy as whistling Jingle Bells, but five others should be a little tougher. The answers and scoring guide are listed below. Happy holidays!


Festival of lights

Klein JCC held a ceremony in honor of the first day of Hanukkah on Wednesday, Dec. 17. 


Calendar of Events: December 24, 2014

Thursday, December 25


2nd PDAC spreads holiday cheer

A jolly good time: The 2nd Police District hosted a Christmas party on Tuesday, Dec. 16.


Height of the season

Congregations of Shaare Shamayim assembled for the ceremonial lighting of the “World’s Largest Balloon Menorah” as part of their Hanukkah celebration on Wednesday, Dec. 17. The menorah’s height exceeded the current record of 20 feet by more than two feet.  



Sports Hall of Fame now accepting nominations

The deadline is Jan. 9 to nominate someone for the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.


Lawncrest Action Center now open

Lawncrest residents who have questions about the law and city services don’t have to go far to get some answers.


Reunions: December 24, 2014

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS