Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Around town: September 3, 2014

Amateur bouts set for Sept. 5


Reunions: September 3, 2014

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


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.


Councilman O’Neill to host mammography unit at local office

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.


Casino trips: August 27, 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. ••


Frankford development group seeks commercial corridor manager

The Frankford Community Development Corporation is looking for a commercial corridor manager to cultivate relationships with Frankford Avenue’s diverse business operators and to serve as an intermediary for local businesses and city departments and technical assistance providers.


Challenge accepted

The staff at VCA Knightswood Animal Hospital, 12121 Knights Road, took part in the ice bucket challenge on Saturday afternoon. Money raised will be donated to the ALS Association, and the local animal hospital has nominated other VCA hospitals to take the ice bucket challenge. 


Around town: August 27, 2014

Burholme Business Association forming


A cultural celebration

More than 500 people turned out for the annual Danube Swabian Festival on Sunday at the Southampton Road club. At top, people dance during the festivities.


Trips: August 27, 2014

FAR NORTHEAST SENIOR CITIZENS Sept. 7 to 11, 2014. Wildwood. $475 includes 5 days and 4 nights, 4 full breakfasts and dinners, and trips to a casino and winery. 215-673-7734.