Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Taylor to host Narcan meeting

State Rep. John Taylor (R-177th dist.) will hold a community meeting to show families dealing with opioid addictions how to administer the drug Narcan to rescue people suffering an overdose.

Soaring to excellence

Mayor Jim Kenney visited Swenson Arts and Technology School in recognition of February being Career and Technical Education Month.

Sabatina votes against bill to withhold funding for sanctuary cities

State Sen. John Sabatina Jr. (D-5th dist.) voted against a bill that would withhold state funding for sanctuary cities such as Philadelphia.

Pets of the Week: Feb. 15, 2017

Navy needs a new home

New playground equipment will be installed at Burholme Park

The upgrades include climbing structures and rope nets, sliding boards and swings, and wheelchair-accessible picnic tables. 

Calendar of Events: Feb. 15, 2017

Thursday, Feb. 16

Bristol in running for $500,000 grant to boost tourism

The deadline is Thursday, Feb. 16, to vote for Bristol Borough in a contest for $500,000 in revitalization grants. The contest is sponsored by the Small Business Revolution. Bristol is one of five towns in the running.

Around Town: Feb. 15, 2017

KleinLife offers Lifelong Learning series

Students honored with scholarships

The Comcast Foundation and Mayor Jim Kenney last week honored Somerton’s Widchard Faustin with the Gustave G. Amsterdam Leadership Award at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s annual mayoral luncheon.

Students can nominate educators for favorite teacher contest

Barnes & Noble is holding its seventh annual “Barnes & Noble My Favorite Teacher Contest” for middle and high school students.