Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Pets of the Week: December 31, 2014

Whitney is wonderful


FOP honors police officers

The Philadelphia Police Department and Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 recognized the following officers during an awards ceremony at the police unon’s Heroes Ballroom on Dec. 17:


The Holiday Quiz: Holiday Songs

Here are 10 questions to test your holiday music acumen. Five should be as easy as whistling Jingle Bells, but five others should be a little tougher. The answers and scoring guide are listed below. Happy holidays!



Reunions: December 24, 2014

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


Height of the season

Congregations of Shaare Shamayim assembled for the ceremonial lighting of the “World’s Largest Balloon Menorah” as part of their Hanukkah celebration on Wednesday, Dec. 17. The menorah’s height exceeded the current record of 20 feet by more than two feet.  


Community Fund puts hope in the holidays

Hanukkah is wrapping up, and Christmas Eve is upon us.


Sports Hall of Fame now accepting nominations

The deadline is Jan. 9 to nominate someone for the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.


Lawncrest Action Center now open

Lawncrest residents who have questions about the law and city services don’t have to go far to get some answers.


Calendar of Events: December 24, 2014

Thursday, December 25