Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Casino Trips: February 11, 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. ••


Northeast sisters have babies hours apart

Two sisters from the Northeast gave birth to girls five hours apart on Jan. 19 at Holy Redeemer Hospital in Meadowbrook.


Trips: February 11, 2015

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS March 7 to 10 or 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.


Free dental exams for kids ages 4-14

The office of Dr. Karen Berrios will be providing free dental exams and cleanings for children ages 4-14 on Saturday, Feb. 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Lawmaker warns of phone scam

State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. (D-174th dist.) is warning residents in the Northeast to beware of a telephone scam in which taxpayers receive unsolicited calls from individuals claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service and demanding payment.


Voting is open for Friends of Pennypack Park button contest

The Friends of Pennypack Park is already gearing up for Earth Day 2015 and seeks the public’s help in choosing this year’s commemorative button that volunteers will wear during the annual Earth Day park cleanup.


Religious Events: February 11, 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.


Around town: February 11, 2015

Valentine celebration is Friday 


City Councilman introduces resolution for income equality

City Councilman Ed Neilson has introduced a resolution calling for the creation of a special City Council committee on income equality.


A groundhog celebration

Grey Lodge Pub held its 14th annual Groundhog Day event on Monday. Starting at 7 a.m., local residents participated in Hawaiian shirt and hula hoop contests and a dance-off.