Articles by Northeast Times Staff

NEHS grad visits White House

A recent Northeast High School graduate and college-bound student, Qwajarik Sims, who is served through Philadelphia Futures’ Sponsor-A-Scholar Program, was a participant at First Lady Michelle Obama’s 2015 Beating the Odds summit at the White House.


Youth news

See what local kids are accomplishing throughout the Northeast. 


Sports Shorts: July 29, 2015

Rugby tournament at Academy Sabres


National Night Out celebration announced in Fox Chase

The public is invited to a free National Night Out celebration at Fox Chase Elementary School, 500 Rhawn St., on Tuesday, Aug. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m.


Deeley visits Take Back Your Neighborhood meeting

Lisa Deeley often hears voters say something like, “The November election is a foregone conclusion.”


Community Day is Aug. 15

State Rep. Jason Dawkins will sponsor Frankford Community Day and Gospel Concert Series on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Gambrel Playground, 1900 Wakeling St.


Healthcare matters

Hospice worker is top employee


Coffee with a cop

An open discussion: Community Relations Officer Rich Simon from the 7th Police District greeted community members in the district’s second Coffee with a Cop event on July 16 at Dunkin’ Donuts in the Presidential Plaza, 9834 Bustleton Ave. As part of a public outreach effort, Simon and other officers will be available periodically to answer questions and concerns from the community. Follow the 7th district on Twitter @PPD07Dist and visit the district’s page on www.phillypolice.com for information and meeting schedules. SOURCE: 7TH POLICE DISTRICT


Summer entertainment news

Blues star to perform at Folk Festival


Political briefs

Open house at Martina White’s office