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Celebrating Hanukkah

Seniors and local preschoolers gathered Monday at KleinLife, 10100 Jamison Ave., to mark the second day of Hanukkah. The holiday commemorates the rededication of the temple in Jerusalem after King Antiochus attempted to force the...

Man, 90, hit Friday morning on Roosevelt Boulevard

A 90-year-old man was in critical condition after being hit by a car Friday morning on Roosevelt Boulevard in Rhawnhurst, according to police. Police said the man walked into the southbound outer lanes of...

Donna is looking for her forever home

Donna was found alone by good Samaritans. She is a real beauty inside and out. She is very calm and loves to cuddle. Donna is dog and kid friendly and will make an incredible family...

Scholars

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. University of the Sciences inducted 38...

Donations sought to help families in need during holiday season

Thanksgiving just past, and the start of the Christmas shopping season on Black Friday brought out big crowds. The 70th annual Eleanor Smylie Community Fund is here to help local families during the holiday...

Lawncrest, Frankford libraries to open on Saturdays

City officials said last week that 12 additional library branches, including Lawncrest and Frankford, will begin opening on Saturdays by the end of the year. Advocates, meanwhile, have planned a rally at City Hall next...

Lawncrest learns recycling tips

An official from the city's SWEEP program handed out recycling buckets at civic association meeting. The Lawncrest Community Association last week welcomed Fran Boyle, an officer with the city Streets & Walkways Education and Enforcement...

Neighborhood activist Ostroff honored at meeting

Nancy Ostroff has, among other things, written a book on disabilities that she hopes becomes part of the curriculum in elementary schools. Activist and volunteer Nancy Ostroff was honored at last week’s Take Back...

Sister Maureen looking to continue Holy Family’s growth

University president Sister Maureen McGarrity working to make Holy Family a top choice for undergraduates, grad students and adult learners. Sister Maureen McGarrity grew up in blue-collar Kensington, specifically Ascension of Our Lord Parish. For high...

Calvary A.A. Crusaders celebrate spirit night

The Calvary Athletic Association Crusaders last week combined their annual spirit night with the kickoff to their Toys for Tots campaign. The youth sports organization has already filled seven boxes of new, unwrapped toys to...
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