Northeast Times

 Articles by Northeast Times Staff

A tribute to one of their own

In loving memory: The Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush held a dance festival benefitting a college fund named in memory of Jackie Park, a Rush graduate who was fatally struck by a car in 2012. The dance festival featured works choreographed solely by students. They wrote scripts for a few short monologues that were intertwined with dance performances. Some types of dances included ballet, hip-hop, modern and jazz. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA


Trips: January 29, 2014

ST. BEDE’S YOUNG AT HEART SENIOR CLUB Feb. 19 to Feb 21. Grand Hotel, Cape May. $305 includes meals, lodging, shows, and 2 casino packages. Reserve by Jan. 30. 215-598-3227.


Spreading the warmth this winter

Warming hearts: Firefighters Union President Joe Schulle and state Rep. Ed Neilson posed with kids from Thomas Holme Elementary School, who received 100 new coats as part of “Operation Warm.” MARIA POUCHNIKOVA / TIMES PHOTOS


Typhoon relief fundraiser will be held Sunday

The Filipino Executive Council of Greater Philadelphia, in partnership with Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 and the Philadelphia Police Department, will host a fundraiser for typhoon relief in the Philippines on Sunday, Jan. 26, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the FOP’s Heroes Ballroom, 11630 Caroline Road.


Happy days at Tacony Charter School

School spirit: Local representatives and school officials cut the ribbon at the new addition to Tacony Charter School, a brand new gymnasium. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA


A day of remembrance

Embracing history: The Frankford Coalition of Neighbors celebrates it’s 15th anniversary with Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter Upper School. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA


Trips: January 22, 2014

ST. BEDE’S YOUNG AT HEART SENIOR CLUB Feb. 19 to Feb 21. Grand Hotel, Cape May. $305 includes meals, lodging, shows, and 2 casino packages. Reserve by Jan. 30. 215-598-3227.


Franklin Mills Advisory Council seeks requests for funds

The Franklin Mills Advisory Council is taking requests for its annual distribution of funds. The deadline is March 1.


Orleans info session is Saturday

Orleans Technical Institute, a nonprofit post-secondary career school at 2770 Red Lion Road, will hold an information session about its human services training program on Saturday, Jan. 25, at 10 a.m. The next class will begin in March. 


Reunions: January 22, 2014

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS