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Pets of the Week

Brie Brie seeks home, home Brie Brie is a 3-year-old lady whose owner was suffering with a medical issue and couldn’t care for her any longer. She is at Philadelphia’s Animal Care and Control, at...


The Northeast Times would like to congratulate the following college graduates, students who were named to their school’s dean’s list, and area residents who recently received special honors.  Elizabethtown College announced the names of students...

Turning Points offering resources at Frankford Library

Turning Points offering resources at Frankford Library

Block Gives Backs kicks off April street cleanups

The Block Gives Back on Saturday kicked off its fourth annual The Block Goes Green street-cleaning effort. The Block organizes a “4 Blocks in 4 Weeks” cleanup, which is set for each Saturday in April. This...

Boy, 13, reported missing from Holmesburg

Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding a 13-year-old boy who was reported missing after last being spotted Thursday morning in Holmesburg. Michael Edwards was last seen at 6:30 a.m. on the 4500...

CORA Services continues addiction community series

State Rep. Joe Hohenstein is sponsoring the third CORA community conversation focusing on addiction and treatment, where attendees will receive information and be personally trained to administer Narcan.

Civic group members learn about water/sewer service line protection

American Water Resources made a presentation at last week’s meeting of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association. The company is a repair service that offers water and sewer service line protection to Philadelphia residents...

Mayfair arts festival on Saturday afternoon

  The second annual Mayfair Spring Arts Festival will take place on Saturday, April 13, from noon to 3 p.m. Frankford Avenue will be closed between Princeton and Tyson avenues until 4 p.m. The event will...

St. Martin of Tours honoring retired educator as Alum of the Year

Whenever he’s asked about his elementary school days, Jim McAnulty doesn’t “wow” listeners with stories of straight A’s and honors. He simply describes his younger self as a “middle-of-the-road, average student.” But during his years...

Philadelphia Zoo opens Lego-themed exhibit

The Philadelphia Zoo last week unveiled its Creatures of Habitat: A Gazillion-Piece Animal Adventure exhibit. On hand for the exhibit debut were Zoo president and CEO Vikram Dewan, chief marketing officer Amy Shearer and City...
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