Articles by Northeast Times Staff

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.


Taste of Israel

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


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.


A gift of encouragement

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


A beautiful day in the neighborhood

Celebrating the community: The Mayfair May Fair took place on Saturday, May 16, on Frankford Avenue. The festival included sand art stations,  balloon making, live music, food and games. 


Cancer hospital awarded highest rating

Cancer Treatment Centers of America’s location at 1331 E. Wyoming Ave. was awarded Five-Star quality scores — the highest possible rating — by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.


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.


Around town: May 20, 2015

Driscoll honors cheerleaders


Nazareth Hospital, St. Mary’s team up for cardio care

Nazareth Hospital and St. Mary Medical Center announced a new partnership to strengthen regional excellence in cardiovascular care.


Corrections

The Northeast Times reported incorrect information about the Tacony Academy Charter School in the paper’s coverage of the Wissinoming Civic Association meeting appearing in its May 6 editions.