Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Pancake breakfast is June 8

Philadelphia Police Explorers invite the public to enjoy a pancake breakfast in support of the Philadelphia Police Foundation on Sunday, June 8, from 8 to 10 a.m. at Applebee’s Northeast, 9141 Roosevelt Blvd.


Trips: June 4, 2014

LESIURE TIMERS OF DELAIRE LANDING June 12. Philadelphia. Trip to see Rain, a tribute to the Beatles. 215-969-1994, 215-637-1699.



Casino Trips: June 4, 2014

St. Jerome Ladies Guild More: June 10. Valley Forge Casino. $44 includes bus fare, $25 slot play, and a $15 food voucher. 215-821-3393, 215-742-1866. More: June 26. Trump Taj Mahal. $71 includes bus fare, $25 slot play, ticket to a show, and a buffet. 215-821-3393, 215-742-1866.


Around town: June 4, 2014

Orleans open house is June 14


Details announced for July 4th parade

The Lawncrest July 4th Celebration will mark its 99th anniversary this year.


I-95 Princeton Avenue on-ramp to close this week

Construction to improve Interstate 95 at the Cottman Avenue Interchange in Northeast Philadelphia will require closing the Princeton Avenue on-ramp to I-95 North for three nights this week and one night next week to allow crews to set beams for the new southbound interstate bridge over the ramp.


Casino Trips: May 28, 2014

St. Jerome Ladies Guild More: June 10. Valley Forge Casino. $44 includes bus fare, $25 slot play, and a $15 food voucher. 215-821-3393, 215-742-1866. More: June 26. Trump Taj Mahal. $71 includes bus fare, $25 slot play, ticket to a show, and a buffet. 215-821-3393, 215-742-1866.


End of an era

The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce last week held a reception at Torresdale-Frankford Country Club for Sister Francesca Onley, who is retiring as president of Holy Family University. Sister Francesca became the school’s fourth president in 1981, and she has overseen much physical growth of the institution. She also led Holy Family’s transition from college to university status in 2002.


A historical voyage at Fox Chase school

Fox Chase Elementary School fourth-graders dressed up as historic figures earlier this month. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA