Northeast Times
  • A family of strength

    If you want to want to see the strongest runners in next month’s Broad Street Run, don’t bother watching the front of the pack. Just look for the folks in the green T-shirts.

  • Pioneer pups

    In the moments before Monday afternoon’s Public League Division A baseball contest against visiting GAMP, a Frankford player sheepishly approached a visiting reporter while holding some athletic tape in his hands. 

  • Globetrotting Zeglinski coming back to Philly

    Sammy Zeglinski’s career as a professional basketball player has taken him all over the world and back, yet the allure of coming back home to Philadelphia is always inescapable. 

  • A big league performance

    Sean Murphy’s childhood schoolyard game suddenly became a reality when he pitched in his first game for the Oakland Athletics during spring training on Monday, March 24, in a Cactus League game in Surprise, Ariz.

  • Schwartz brings campaign to Northeast

    U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, a Democratic candidate for governor, last week made a campaign swing through the Northeast.

  • Lincoln senior organizes assembly to encourage voting

    Abraham Lincoln High School senior Brandon McKenna last week organized an assembly for juniors and seniors to encourage them to register to vote.

  • Your secretary’s favorite muffins

    Ask any boss who doesn’t have one. I bet he will tell you that a good administrative professional nowadays is hard to find. But so is a good muffin. Today is Administrative Professionals Day, a day set aside especially to remember your hardworking assistant. Bake something special!

Latest additions




A journey to Sunset Boulevard

She won a Best Actress Award for her work in Sunset Boulevard in Colorado.


Woman sexually assaulted for hours in St. Ives Apartments

Philadelphia police are still seeking information about two unidentified gunmen who invaded a Northeast Philadelphia woman’s apartment and assaulted her sexually for more than three hours on April 14.


Home sweet home

Michael Manna is coming home.


NE woman receives inspiration award

LaRhonda Brunson, of the Northeast, is the first winner of JEVS Human Services’ Inspiration Award.


A Democratic divide

The 13th Congressional candidates look to separate themselves during a recent forum.

In the race for the 13th Congressional District seat, wheels are beginning to turn, and not exactly in the same direction.


Shootout wounds one in Frankford

A Frankford street turned into the OK Corral on Friday night as an argument sparked a shootout that left one man wounded critically and left dozens of empty shell casings strewn across the pavement.


Henon refuels campaign to divide 15th district

nt some answers and so does City Councilman Bobby Henon.


Letters to the Editor: April 23, 2014

Cleaning up Modena Park

Breaking News

Three arrested in Morrell Park heroin bust

Mary Elizabeth Heft doesn’t live like a stereotypical drug dealer.


Cops close in on armored truck heist crooks

Authorities think they’ve identified the masked gunmen who pulled off a brazen armored truck heist outside a Mayfair bank last Thursday morning, although the culprits remain on the lam.


Robbers grab $10K from Target

Three robbers made off with about $10,000, maybe more, from a Somerton Target store after ambushing employees inside the business minutes after closing time on Saturday night.


Two men found bound, shot in Crescentville

One man was murdered and another critically wounded in an abduction-related shooting along a wooded Crescentville street on Thursday afternoon.


Bandit sought in Mayfair Wawa holdup

A masked man claimed he had a gun and robbed a Mayfair Wawa on April 15.

From the Northeast Times

Your secretary’s favorite muffins

Ask any boss who doesn’t have one. I bet he will tell you that a good administrative professional nowadays is hard to find. But so is a good muffin. Today is Administrative Professionals Day, a day set aside especially to remember your hardworking assistant. Bake something special!

From the Star

Setting the record straight on the Aramingo Diner

Last Friday came and went, and the Aramingo is still open. Patricia (Patti ‘Star’) Buzine has the scoop from the owner.

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Trips: April 23, 2014

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