Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Faux doctor sentenced to jail

The charade is up for Patrick Usanga, unless he had intentions on posing as a state prison inmate for a while.


Autism Project funds Northeast programs

Sensory Story Time at Torresdale Library and an African and Caribbean Autism Awareness Program in the Northeast are among a dozen projects throughout the city that received seed money funding from the Philadelphia Autism Project in partnership with Drexel University’s ASERT Collaborative.


Local students awarded scholarships

American Heritage Federal Credit Union eased the financial burden of college expenses for 20 college-bound students and credit union members by awarding each a $1,000 scholarship.


Pets of the Week: May 20, 2015

Dina needs a new home


A gift of encouragement

Celebrating life: The annual “Celebrate Life” event was held May 14 and 15.


Wood wizards

Building is believing: Twenty fourth-year apprentice carpenters took part in a competition at the Carpenters Training Facility, at 10401 Decatur Road, on May 1.



Reunions: May 20, 2015

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


Taste of Israel

More than 100 people attended the Taste of Israel event on April 28 and enjoyed traditional cuisine. 


Local officials react to train derailment

Here are some statements from local public officials following last week’s deadly Amtrak train derailment in Port Richmond: