Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Casino Trips: September 10, 2014

Vogt Morning Glories Sept. 14 to 18. Wildwood. $383 includes 4 nights at the Adventurer Hotel, entertainment, Cape May Ferry and a day at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City. 215-338-0189.


People: September 10, 2014

Rich Schwendima


WWII vets to star in one-act play

A one-act play chronicling a day in the lives of two aging World War II veterans will be presented at the Ashburner Inn, 8400 Torresdale Ave., on Friday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free of charge.


Councilman O’Neill to host mammography unit

City Coun­cil­man Bri­an O’Neill will host the Fox Chase Can­cer Cen­ter mo­bile mam­mo­graphy unit on Fri­day, Sept. 19, at 8 a.m. at his neigh­bor­hood of­fice at Fraternal Or­der of Po­lice Lodge 5, 11630 Car­oline Road.


Pets of the Week: September 10, 2014

Rocko and Kane need homes!


Expanding health

Ribbon cutting: Holmesburg residents celebrated the grand opening of a new, comprehensive medical campus on Saturday with a ribbon-cutting and health fair at The Center for Medical Excellence on the 8000 block of Frankford Ave. The former Holmesburg Family Practice, led by Dr. Joseph Pongonis, has expanded into a full-service medical center with EPIC Physicians primary and urgent care, Einstein Healthcare Network’s Multispecialty Suite, Progress Physical Therapy, Lawall Prosthetic & Orthotic Services, Patelka Dental and Holmesburg Pharmacy. Doctors and staff treated visitors to breakfast, refreshments, prize giveaways, child face painting and other entertainment, in addition to medical information. 


Around town: September 10, 2014

Flea market and barbecue


Head of the class

School days are here: Mayor Michael Nutter and Superintendent Dr. William R. Hite Jr. visited Swenson Arts and Technology High School on Monday. PHOTOS BY BILL ACHUFF AND MICHELLE ALTON


Trips: September 10, 2014

BRISTOL CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL FOUNDATION Sept. 14 to 18, 2014. Cape Cod. Prices from $635 include visit to Nantucket Island and Martha’s Vineyard. 215-788-9408.


NE civic associations will soon be back in session

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer as well as the end of summer break for many Northeast Philadelphia civic associations that will resume their monthly public meetings in September. The Northeast Times will strive to report on as many of these meetings as possible. But residents are also welcome to attend these sessions to find out what’s happening in their neighborhoods.