Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Casino Trips: October 15, 2014

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


Coats will be donated to needy children

Truckloads of new winter coats that will be given to needy area children arrived at the YMCA on Knights Road Monday morning. 


Trips: October 15, 2014

ST. WILLIAM SENIORS CITIZENS GROUP Pine Grove Resort Dude Ranch. Oct. 12-17. $415. All-inclusive, includes transportation, meals, drinks, snacks, entertainment and social activities. 215-725-5697. More: American Music Theater Christmas show Joy to the World. Nov. 6. $89. Buffet luncheon at Shady Maple. Transportation included. 215-725-5697.


Frankford NAC approves pizza shop sign

Members of the Frankford Neighborhood Advisory Committee voted to not oppose a pizza shop’s application for a zoning variance that would allow an illuminated sign at Torresdale Avenue and Anchor Street.


Religious Events: October 15, 2014

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Harmonie Singing Society meets Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.


Around town: October 15, 2014

Animal rescue holding fundraiser


Streets Dept. announces leaf collection dates in NE

The Streets Department’s Leaf and Recycling Program will begin on Monday, Nov. 10, and will run through Friday, Dec. 19. 


The future looks bright

Somerton Civic Association recently partnered with MaST Charter School for a Career Day. 


Reunions: October 15, 2014

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


The power of reading

St. Christopher Elementary School in Somerton last week hosted It’s Book Time with Ronald McDonald. The program was designed to inspire elementary and preschool children to read for fun and to respect and value books. The show encouraged kids in pre-kindergarten to fourth grade to set aside time to read.