Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Torresdale Library educates vets about benefits

Torresdale Library held a Veterans Day program on Monday. Local veterans met with Joseph Buckley, service officer for the state Veterans of Foreign Wars, to learn about benefits from the Veterans Affairs. 


Pets of the Week: November 5, 2014

Winston is wonderful


A lesson in care

The 30 teachers at St. Christopher School in Somerton continued an annual tradition by donating baby items to support mothers and babies at the Blessed Margaret of Castello Home for Crisis Pregnancies in Bensalem.


JEVS Human Services honors business award recipients during luncheon

JEVS Human Services last week honored two individuals and a company with local ties at its 16th annual Strictly Business Awards luncheon, held at the Sheraton hotel in Center City.


Reunions: November 5, 2014

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


Free health screenings for veterans

Nazareth Hospital will host free health screenings for U.S. military veterans on Thursday, Nov. 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Marian Conference Center at Nazareth Hospital, 2601 Holme Ave.


Casino trips: November 5, 2014

Golden Friends Nov. 11. Resorts Casino. $60 includes a buffet, show and $20 slot play. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422.


Bengals qualify for nationals

The Bustleton Bengals Junior Midgets football team is hoping the community can help fund its upcoming trip to Florida.


A spooky scene

The Mayfair Civic Association last week selected three houses as the winners of its second annual Halloween decoration contest. The winning homes are located on the 3200 block of Friendship St., the 3300 block of Glenview St. and the 2800 block of Fanshawe St. A panel of judges scored the 36 houses that were nominated for the contest.


Hazardous waste to be collected Nov. 8

The Streets Department will hold its last Household Hazardous Drop-off event of the 2014 season on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 3901 Delaware Ave., between Castor Avenue and Lewis Street from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.