Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Calendar of Events: August 27, 2014

Thursday, August 28


Trips: August 27, 2014

FAR NORTHEAST SENIOR CITIZENS Sept. 7 to 11, 2014. Wildwood. $475 includes 5 days and 4 nights, 4 full breakfasts and dinners, and trips to a casino and winery. 215-673-7734.


Rhawn Street to be closed for repairs Thursday, Friday

Rhawn Street from Bustleton Avenue to Large Street will be closed from 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28, to noon on Friday, Aug. 29, for street restoration, said Streets Commissioner David J. Perri.


Pet of the Week: August 27, 2014

Come try on Fedora


A cultural celebration

More than 500 people turned out for the annual Danube Swabian Festival on Sunday at the Southampton Road club. At top, people dance during the festivities.


Frankford development group seeks commercial corridor manager

The Frankford Community Development Corporation is looking for a commercial corridor manager to cultivate relationships with Frankford Avenue’s diverse business operators and to serve as an intermediary for local businesses and city departments and technical assistance providers.


Former Eagle visits Tacony PAL

While the current Philadelphia Eagles were preparing for last week’s preseason game against the Steelers, a former Eagle was sharing some of his compelling football and life experiences with a group of Northeast youths.


Casino trips: August 27, 2014

Vogt Morning Glories Sept. 14 to 18. Wildwood. $383 includes 4 nights at the Adventurer Hotel, entertainment, Cape May Ferry and a day at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City. 215-338-0189. ••


Challenge accepted

The staff at VCA Knightswood Animal Hospital, 12121 Knights Road, took part in the ice bucket challenge on Saturday afternoon. Money raised will be donated to the ALS Association, and the local animal hospital has nominated other VCA hospitals to take the ice bucket challenge. 


Around town: August 27, 2014

Burholme Business Association forming