Articles by Northeast Times Staff


Around town: April 29, 2015

Recycling buckets available


Pets of the Week: April 29, 2015

Spike needs a new playmate


Volunteers clean Far Northeast roads

American Heritage Federal Credit Union’s Green Team hosted its fifth annual Family and Friends Adopt-A-Highway event on April 12. Volunteers took advantage of a beautiful spring day to clean two miles of Frankford Avenue (U.S. Route 13) between Academy and Knights roads in the Northeast. American Heritage will hold additional clean-ups throughout the year.


Teeing is believing

The Burholme Golf and Family Entertainment Center’s first swing and learn to golf clinic and golf workshop for individuals with disabilities was held on April 16.


St. Chris students earn achievement awards

St. Christopher students Ava Brakoniecki, Victoria Burbage and Michael Whalen have been named recipients of the Josephine C. Connelly Achievement Award. Recipients receive partial tuition for four years to an Archdiocese of Philadelphia high school. Brakoniecki will attend Archbishop Ryan. Burbage will attend John W. Hallahan and Whalen will attend Father Judge.  


Entries sought for photo exhibit

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission is accepting entries into the Pennsylvania Modern Architecture Juried Photo Exhibit, which will run from Oct. 25 through Feb. 28 at The State Museum of Pennsylvania.


Event held to spread child abuse awareness

The Philadelphia Children’s Alliance, a nonprofit dedicated to bringing justice and healing to victims of child sexual abuse, recently hosted its fifth annual legislative breakfast.


Tacony Academy celebrates science

Tacony Academy Charter School hosted a celebration to unveil the Tesla Foundation’s Science Award on April 9.


Around town: April 22, 2015

MaST Charter to host special event weekend