Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Calendar of Events: February 18, 2015

Thursday, February 19


Pets of the Week: February 18, 2015

Panda needs a new playmate


Archdiocese launches campaign, hopes to raise $10 million

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has launched its annual Catholic Charities Appeal, as well as its 40th annual Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowl campaign.


Reunions: February 18, 2015

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


Casino Trips: February 18, 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. ••


A day of service

The Holy Family University Day of Service marks the culmination of Charter Week 2015, celebrating the 61st anniversary of the university. Students, staff and faculty volunteered with nonprofit organizations to mark the occasion. Students volunteered for Philabundance in South Philadelphia, where they helped organize food


St. Hubert High wins at National Cheerleading Championship

St. Hubert High School won the Large Junior Varsity division at the recent National High School Cheerleading Championship. The competition, sponsored by the Universal Cheerleaders Association, took place on Feb. 7 at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports at Disney World. The Bambies prevailed in a field of 12 teams. It was their second national championship in a row. The squad is coached by Lisa McNesby, a 1995 St. Hubert graduate. The three other teams representing St. Hubert all had top-10 finishes in their divisions. 


Lincoln High gets a presidential visit

Brian Wagner dressed up as Abraham Lincoln at Abraham Lincoln High School in celebration of the former president’s 206th birthday. The school handed out Tastykakes to students during lunch, while classmates took photos with Lincoln. 


Local libraries offer programming

One Book One Philadelphia programming will be coming to several local libraries.


Ryan student attends medical conference

Karen Herrera, a sophomore at Archbishop Ryan High School, attended the recent Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington, D.C.