Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Around town: January 28, 2015

Tai Chi classes begin Feb. 9


Celebrating 80 years

The Northeast Times takes a look back on 80 years of covering local news throughout Northeast Philadelphia communities.


80 reasons to love NE Philly

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a comprehensive list of some of the things that make Northeast Philadelphia a truly significant and special place to live. The list is in no particular order. Please tell us what you love most about Northeast Philadelphia in a letter to the editor. All letters can be submitted by email to pronews@bsmphilly.com or mailed to 3412 Progress Drive, Suite C, Bensalem, PA 19020.  


Around town: January 21, 2015

‘Senior lunch and learn’ event Jan. 29


Ironworkers boss found guilty

A federal jury on Tuesday convicted former Ironworkers boss Joe Dougherty of using his Northeast Philadelphia-based local to intimidate contractors into using union labor and violently retaliating against them if they didn’t.


Reunions: January 21, 2015

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


Providing nourishment

Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School hosted the 29th annual Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast on Monday. Members of the community enjoyed a free breakfast along with youth performances and community information. 


Casino Trips: January 21, 2015

Rose’s Fun Filled Trips April 14. Tropicana. $76 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. More: May 5. Tropicana. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. More: June 29. Tropicana. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. More: July 13. Tropicana. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. More: Sept. 15. Tropicana. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. More: Oct. 28. $65 includes transportation, show, slot play and buffet. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422. ••


Holy Family University to host ‘Life After Ferguson’ forum Jan. 29

Holy Family University will host a forum, Life After Ferguson: Where Do We Go From Here?, on Thursday, Jan. 29, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the university’s Northeast Philadelphia campus. 


Forman Mills founder to appear on ‘Undercover Boss’

Rick Forman, the founder and CEO of Forman Mills Inc., will appear in disguise while undercover on the hit CBS show Undercover Boss. The hour-long show will air on Sunday at 8 p.m.