Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Setting the record straight on sanctuary cities

The City of Philadelphia put together this set of frequently asked questions on sanctuary cities.

Religious Events: March 22, 2017

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310,

Register for free trees

Mayor Jim Kenney and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation have announced open registration for the Spring 2017 TreePhilly Yard Tree Giveaway program, which will continue through March 27.

A loving tribute

Part of their family: On Monday, March 13, the Student Senate of Northeast High School held a small breakfast in honor of Maureen Travagline, the school’s nurse who passed away from pancreatic cancer in January. The Student Senate held a school-wide Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament to raise money to donate to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. More than $500 was raised and the staff was able to match that amount. The school presented a check to the Travagline family, which will be donated to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. 

Local Flair: March 22, 2017

Jesus Christ Superstar coming to BRT

Around Town: March 22, 2017

8th PDAC to host craft vendor fair

7th district honors local police officers

Two 7th district police officers who chased down a couple of suspected purse snatchers have been named as the district’s Officers of the Month for February.

Upcoming events at KleinLife

KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Ave., will host several upcoming events.

Northeast boxers victorious at Philly Fight Night

Two local boxers were victorious at Philly Fight Night, which took place on March 10 at the 2300 Arena, in South Philadelphia.