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Scenes from a school

A couple months ago, the students in Harmony Thompson’s art class were kicking around ideas for a mural for one of Northeast High School’s corridors.The images had to be easily associated with the school....

Editorial for June 9, 2011: Alley oops!

Bowlers, you probably should have seen it coming. When your friendly neighborhood bowling alley jumped on the technology bandwagon many years ago by striking down manual score sheets in favor of automatic scoring, it...

Stones & Stuff

he guy who used to live across the street had a lot of rocks in front of his house, Jean Grenfell Smith recalls. They were heavy stones that her Hedge Street neighbor had brought...

Plop for the pools on Saturday

American Legion Playground, at 6201 Torresdale Ave. in Wissinoming, will host “Plop for the Pools” this Saturday at 2 p.m.The public is invited to enter the cow chip bingo contest. When the cow makes a...

Gutter ball

Harry Otey bowls at Erie Lanes on 1310 E. Erie Ave on Sunday, June 5.Kevin Cook/for the TimesJon Kroljic has been in the bowling business for 30 years and knew Adams Lanes had a bad reputation...

Trips (June 9, 2011)

WOMEN’S CLUB OF LAWNCREST June 11. Cape May, N.J. $80, includes transportation, lunch at the Lobster House, trolley tour of the historic district, shopping time and more. 215–742–3898, 215–244–1024, 215–884–3820.MARLYN FEIN CHAPTER OF FOX...

Community Calendar (June 9, 2011)

Friday, June 10EVENTSAmerican Red Cross Blood Drive St. Dominic’s Marian Hall, 8532 Frankford Ave. 2 to 7:30 p.m. 1–800–733–2767.Arts and Crafts Max Myers Playground, 1601 Hellerman St. For ages 5 to 12. Fridays. 7 p.m....

Religious Listings (June 9, 2011)

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 Sunday at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday school...

Casino Trips (June 9, 2011)

Sisterhood of Temple Menorah Keneseth Chai June 12. Tropicana. $50, includes Best of Broadway, buffet and $10 coin return. Departure inf.: 215–725–2002.Fight for Sight League of Northeast Philadelphia June 15. Tropicana. $24, includes Best...

Normandy reserve center to be used as a police training facility

The Philadelphia Memorial Armed Forces Reserve Center on Woodhaven Road in Normandy will be used as a training facility for units of the Philadelphia Police Department.It will be the department’s training bureau campus, said...
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