Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Greetings from Austin Meehan School

Students from Austin Meehan Middle School’s Student Council recently delivered homemade greeting cards to local residents throughout Mayfair, thanking them for supporting the school. 


Around town: March 25, 2015

Scholarships available for Tacony residents


Elderly couple attacked in home invasion

Two masked men invaded an elderly couple’s Bustleton home early Friday morning, assaulting the bedridden man and attacking his wife with pepper spray and a knife, Philadelphia police say.


Local veteran celebrates milestone

Northeast resident Morris Lederhandler, a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, recently celebrated his 90th birthday with his wife Renee and family and friends.


Pets of the Week: March 18, 2015

The incredible Hulk is here


Casino Trips: March 18, 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. ••


Historical excellence

Third-graders from St. Martha’s Elementary School dressed up as historic figures and participated in the Historical Living Museum, which took place in the school’s gymnasium on Friday, March 13. Anyone from the school and local community was welcome to view the historic figures.


Religious Events: March 18, 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.


Trips: March 18, 2015

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS April 25 to 28. Disney World. $2899 includes 4 days and 3 nights, roundtrip airfare, taxes, fees, Park Hopper admission and transfers. 610-892-1133.