Northeast Times

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Casino Trips: December 25, 2013

TLA Feasterville Dec. 31. Includes New Year’s Gala, restaurant and show. Reserve by Dec. 21. Inf. 215-598-3227.


Calendar of Events: December 18, 2013

 Wednesday, December 18


Around town: December 18, 2013

Get ready to strut with the Mummers


Special concerts will make it a rock ‘n’ roll Christmas

A special concert of rock ’n’ roll Christmas songs will be presented this Saturday and Sunday at Settlement Music School, 3745 Clarendon Ave.


Pointing lasers at aircraft is a federal crime

It is a federal crime to point any kind of laser beam at an aircraft. Under federal law, “Whoever knowingly aims the beam of a laser pointer at an aircraft in the special aircraft jurisdiction of the United States, or at the flight path of such an aircraft, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.” Under the law, the Federal Aviation Administration may seek a civil penalty of up to $11,000 per violation.


Pets of the Week: December 18, 2013

Precious Presley needs a new family


Family seeks help in finding missing man

The family of William Schwenger is asking the public for help in finding the missing 61-year-old Delaware County man.


8th District names officers of the year

State Rep. Ed Neilson joined members of the 8th Police District Advisory Council recently to recognize five members of the district as Officers of the Year. The honorees were (front, from left) Rosario Capaccio of 3-Squad, James Boccalupo of 1-Squad, Richard Greger of 2-Squad, Mark Mazzoni of 5-Squad and Dan Richardson of 5-Squad. Also pictured are (back, from left) Police Chaplain Nancy Waidel, Police Chaplain Bill Parks, Neilson, Capt. Len Ditchkofsky and 8th PDAC Chairman Harry Sonntag. According to Ditchkofsky, the district commander, the officers were selected for their “consistent service” to the district, their excellent attendance record and teamwork. 


Religious Events: December 18, 2013

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.


Ryan student-athletes sign letters of intent

Three Archbishop Ryan High School students recently signed letters of intent to play college sports. (From left) Cat Hammer will play softball for West Chester University. Bob Romano will play baseball at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey. Nikki Michalowski will play softball for Hofstra University in New York.