Articles by Northeast Times Staff

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.

Around town: February 11, 2015

Valentine celebration is Friday 

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.

Religious Events: February 4, 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,

Trips: February 4, 2015

G.E. RETIREES Feb. 7 to 14, 2015. Caribbean Cruise. $1399 per person, double occupancy includes roundtrip airfare, taxes and fees, port charges, meals, entertainment and $75 spending money. Visiting Nassau, St. Thomas and St. Maarten. 610-892-9767.

Pets of the Week: February 4, 2015

Does she meet your Fancy?

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. 

St. Christopher School honors local police and firefighters

St. Christopher School in Somerton honored local police and firefighters for their dedicated service during the school’s Community Day on Jan. 28.

Reunions: February 4, 2015