Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Blue Flame to host boxing event on Sunday

Police and firefighters will square off in the boxing ring at a new venue on Sunday, April 19, as the Philadelphia Blue Flame football team hosts the 12th annual Blue Flame Bouts at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5, 11630 Caroline Road.


Trips: April 15, 2015

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS April 25 to 28. Disney World. $2899 includes 4 days and 3 nights, roundtrip airfare, taxes, fees, Park Hopper admission and transfers. 610-892-1133.


Orleans Tech changes name

Orleans Technical Institute held a ceremony to change its name to Orleans Technical College on March 30. 


Helping some furry friends

Author Daniel Kaye donated all proceeds from his children’s book, Never Underestimate a Hermit Crab, to the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society. He presented a $1,000 check to PAWS employee Maria Decker on April 1. For information, visit phillypaws.org.


Around town: April 8, 2015

St. Luke’s holding flea market on Saturday


Embracing a ‘City of Champions’

Mayor Michael Nutter last week cut a ribbon unveiling a “City of Champions” mural on an exterior wall at Spike’s Trophies, home to the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.


Pets of the Week: April 8, 2015

Maltese Logan is a lovebug


Reunions: April 8, 2015

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


Casino Trips: April 8, 2015

Rose’s Fun Filled Trips: 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. ••


Philly Spring Cleanup to be held April 11

Glen Foerd on the Delaware will take part in the annual Philly Spring Cleanup on Saturday, April 11, and invites the public to join in the effort.