Articles by Northeast Times Staff

NE community fund is a success

The Northeast Times thanks its readers for their generous contributions to our Eleanor Smylie Community Fund.


GED classes available

Holmesburg Library, 7810 Frankford Ave. (at Hartel Avenue), will host GED classes beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 14, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Classes will run every Wednesday through Feb. 18.


St. Cecilia students awarded scholarships

St. Cecilia Elementary School eighth-graders Mary Grace Meredith and Richard Nguyen have earned Neumann Scholarships, entitling them to full four-year scholarships to the archdiocesan high school of their choice. 


The Holiday Quiz: Holiday Songs

Here are 10 questions to test your holiday music acumen. Five should be as easy as whistling Jingle Bells, but five others should be a little tougher. The answers and scoring guide are listed below. Happy holidays!



Height of the season

Congregations of Shaare Shamayim assembled for the ceremonial lighting of the “World’s Largest Balloon Menorah” as part of their Hanukkah celebration on Wednesday, Dec. 17. The menorah’s height exceeded the current record of 20 feet by more than two feet.  


Reunions: December 24, 2014

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


Community Fund puts hope in the holidays

Hanukkah is wrapping up, and Christmas Eve is upon us.


Sports Hall of Fame now accepting nominations

The deadline is Jan. 9 to nominate someone for the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.


Lawncrest Action Center now open

Lawncrest residents who have questions about the law and city services don’t have to go far to get some answers.