Articles by Northeast Times Staff

The power of reading

St. Christopher Elementary School in Somerton last week hosted It’s Book Time with Ronald McDonald. The program was designed to inspire elementary and preschool children to read for fun and to respect and value books. The show encouraged kids in pre-kindergarten to fourth grade to set aside time to read.


Streets Dept. announces leaf collection dates in NE

The Streets Department’s Leaf and Recycling Program will begin on Monday, Nov. 10, and will run through Friday, Dec. 19. 


Religious Events: October 8, 2014

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.


Apply to enroll at Swenson

The process to apply for enrollment at Swenson Arts and Technology High School, 2750 Red Lion Road, begins on Oct. 17.


Casino Trips: October 8, 2014

Golden Friends Nov. 11. Resorts Casino. $60 includes a buffet, show and $20 slot play. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422.


Trips: October 8, 2014

JOHNNY TOCCO’S DANCERS Oct. 11. Riviera Maya, Mexico. $1,540 for a 7-day all inclusive vacation. 610-322-2986 or email musicman@johnnytocco.com.



Around town: October 8, 2014

Fire prevention seminar is Saturday


Reunions: October 8, 2014

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


NE Chamber of Commerce names new chairman

Daniel P. McElhatton, of the law firm McElhatton Foley, with offices in Center City and Cherry Hill, New Jersey, was recently selected chairman of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.