Articles by Northeast Times Staff

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.


A gift of encouragement

Celebrating life: The annual “Celebrate Life” event was held May 14 and 15.


Wood wizards

Building is believing: Twenty fourth-year apprentice carpenters took part in a competition at the Carpenters Training Facility, at 10401 Decatur Road, on May 1.



Reunions: May 20, 2015

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


Taste of Israel

More than 100 people attended the Taste of Israel event on April 28 and enjoyed traditional cuisine. 


Hamels Foundation donates $5K to St. Jerome School

The St. Jerome School Advancement Board announced on May 12 that the Hamels Foundation has awarded a $5,000 Partners in Education Grant to the school for the second consecutive year. The grant will support the purchase of STEM engineering sets such as Lego and K’nex Education kits.


St. Timothy Lutheran Church announces upcoming events

A lot is happening at St. Timothy Lutheran Church in Fox Chase.


Pets of the Week: May 20, 2015

Dina needs a new home