Articles by Northeast Times Staff

White sworn in to House

Republican Martina White was sworn in on Monday afternoon to serve the people of the 170th Legislative District.


Philadelphia Federal Credit Union holds art competition

Philadelphia Federal Credit Union is holding its fourth annual art competition to coincide with National Financial Literacy Month.


Casino Trips: April 15, 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. ••


Benefit dinner scheduled for Saturday

Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network and Holy Family University invite the community to enjoy a sampling of Northeast Philadelphia restaurant specialties at the annual Empty Plate Dinner benefiting local families who are experiencing homelessness.


Religious Events: April 15, 2015

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.



Pets of the Week: April 15, 2015

Desel needs a playmate


Streets dept. announces hazardous waste drop-off

The Philadelphia Department of Streets will hold the first household hazardous waste drop-off day of the year on Saturday, April 25, at the department’s training center at State Road and Ashburner Street in Holmesburg. City residents may drop off household hazardous materials between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.


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.


Around town: April 8, 2015

St. Luke’s holding flea market on Saturday