The Northeast Times takes a look back on 80 years of covering local news throughout Northeast Philadelphia communities.
On June 9, the Franklin Mills Advisory Council distributed $89,725 to more than 25 community organizations in an award ceremony at the Northeast Senior Center, 12601 Townsend Road.
When my family and I first decided that I would run for elective office, we hit the streets hard. I personally knocked on thousands of doors with my family and friends throughout my Northeast district and beyond. My message was simple: We needed to make certain that the 169th district continued to have a strong voice in Harrisburg, and I was the best candidate to serve you. The efforts paid off. I gained your support and won the election to serve in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. I will be forever grateful for your friendship and support.
Zoning Board of Adjustment to hear developer’s appeal for permits to build a 36-unit development for low-income renters on a vacant block in Port Richmond on Wednesday, March 26.
The City of Philadelphia is accepting applications for prospective crossing guards. The deadline is March 21. Crossing guards are part-time and seasonal civil service employees who work under the supervision of the Philadelphia Police Department. General and bilingual crossing guards are being sought.
The city Public Health Center 10, at 2230 Cottman Ave., was recently renamed the “District Health Center #10, the Judge Edward B. Rosenberg Center.”
— Four years after its opening, Tacony Academy Charter School has found a permanent building.
Father Judge High School senior Alexander Citerone was honored on Oct. 21 as the winner of a student essay contest sponsored by the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame. The contest asked students to write on the theme of “Uncovering Northeast Philly: What makes Northeast Philadelphia Special?”
Mayor Nutter announced that SEPTA's buses, trolleys and regional rail lines would halt service overnight Sunday. Schools and city offices are closed today, and the region is drenched in heavy rains. The worst gusts of wind from the Category One hurricane were expected between 4 p.m. Monday and 6 a.m. Tuesday.