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    Northeast posthumously pays homage to fallen star

    Mike Kamen scored more than 1,400 points in his career at Northeast; last week, the school retired his jersey.  


    Eating green on Earth Day

    The Earth neither moved nor stood still on April 22, 1970, but it did get a little help from its friends. University of Pennsylvania professor Ian McHarg, along with students and faculty of many area universities, as well as city planners, lawyers and other environmentally concerned people, teamed up to offer lectures and events that culminated in a rally at Fairmount Park’s Belmont Plateau. U.S. Sen. Edmund Muskie was the keynote speaker, but music and rock bands carried the tune of the day. 


    Antique art

    The Paper Cut Artistry of Margarethe von Glehn Luther is now on display at Glen Foerd.   


    Around town: October 22, 2014

    Help seniors get ready for winter


    Pride of the Northeast

    The Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame on Sunday afternoon inducted five individuals and one nonprofit agency during a ceremony at Holy Family University.


    Honoring historical figures in the Northeast

    Stephen Decatur Sr. (1752-1808), generally referred to as “Captain,” and his son Stephen Decatur Jr., referred to as “Commodore,” both had distinguished careers in the earliest years of the U.S. Navy.


    Trick or treat

    When it comes to shooting pool, Archbishop Ryan graduate Steve Markle certainly has some tricks up his sleeve.

    For most people, playing pool doesn’t venture far beyond horsing around in dimly-lit dive bars and smoke-filled taprooms. 


    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.


    Views of Harrison’s Folly

    New images come to light of a most unusual 19th-century Northeast mansion.

    “Some persons care little or nothing for the past. Musty records and old things have no charm for them.” Joseph Harrison Jr., The Locomotive Engine and Philadelphia’s Share In Its Early Improvements, 1872