• Faith in the future

    The Northeast Times sits down with St. Hubert’s new president. 

  • First-year reflection

    State Rep. Martina White has been in office since April 2015, and almost immediately authored a House resolution that passed unanimously declaring Year of the Law Enforcement Officer.

  • Police protester arrested on gun, assault charges

    Tony Soto allegedly impersonated a cop and pointed a gun at neighbors during an argument over parking in Oxford Circle. 

  • Dunphy, Beck, Phanatic honored by Oldtimers

    The Temple’s men’s basketball coach, the former Penn men’s basketball star and the legendary mascot of the Philadelphia Phillies earned the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.

  • Brushes with greatness

    At 93 years, Tacony’s Hamilton Disston School is already more than four decades older than its namesake was when he died in 1896 after a visit to a Philadelphia theater with his wife.

  • That winning feeling

    When Elianel Mejia met with Northeast coach Tom Juhas, he knew the Vikings had potential for a great year. They’re living up to it.

  • Centuries of worship

    The Bethany AME Church has served its congregation in Northeast Philadelphia for 200 years. 

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Letters to the Editor: May 25, 2016

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Civic meeting addresses how to get rid of unwanted pests

Jason Edinger, a representative from the city Department of Health’s vector control unit, offered tips on controlling rats and mosquitoes at last week’s meeting of Take Back Your Neighborhood.


Upper Holmesburg up in arms over debris, odors

Britton Industries, which has a site on Torresdale Ave., has been issued 12 violations and fined $12,000 since last December.


Pets of the Week: May 25, 2016

Panda trained, ready for home


Parkwood promotes library perks

Members of the Parkwood Civic Association learned how to clean up eyesores in their community and where to go for some learning and fun last week.


Mayfair Civic Association celebrates homecoming

Anthony Luca, captain of the 15th Police District, and Kathryn Ott Lovell, commissioner of the city’s parks and rec department, spoke at the group’s meeting. 


Op-Ed: Memorial Day is more about heroes than barbecues

“Every day is Memorial Day for the fallen’s families, friends and comrades-in-arms.”


That’s quite a pickle

Are you in a pickle about what to serve this Memorial Day? Whether the weather remains cold and rainy or not, soup can be on the menu along with those burgers and hot dogs. Pickles always seem to show up on the table at Memorial Day and stay throughout the summer season to be munched at cook-outs and picnics. This year, try some pickles incorporated into the following soup and dip. 


Power hitter

Katie Olszewski is a slugger, both on the Franklin Towne Charter softball field and in the boxing ring this summer.


Toomey, McGinty battle over sanctuary city policy

The campaign of Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is criticizing Democratic nominee Katie McGinty for her views on Philadelphia’s sanctuary city policy.

Breaking News

Motorist surrenders to police after fatal hit and run

Accident investigators were trying to piece together the facts in a fatal hit and run that occurred near Cottman and Bustleton avenues early yesterday, claiming the life of pedestrian. One motorist surrendered to police several hours later, but a second driver remained unidentified and wanted for questioning yesterday afternoon.


Car vandalism video released 

A teenage boy may be responsible for vandalizing nine cars on a Holmesburg block earlier this month.


Police search for Bustleton bank robber

A bank robber went with the conspicuously inconspicuous Hunter S. Thompson disguise when he knocked off a Royal Bank branch in Bustleton on May 13. The FBI is hoping that someone will recognize the man in the bucket hat and sunglasses.


Alleged drug dealer charged with murder after Wissinoming burglary, shooting

An alleged drug dealer shot and killed a man who, police believe, had tried to break into the dealer’s Wissinoming home on May 17.


Three sought in Somerton home invasion

Three masked men invaded the Somerton home of a couple and their adult son in an apparent case of mistaken identity early last Friday.

From the Northeast Times

Volunteers return to Poquessing Creek Park for second cleanup

One Philly Spring Cleanup day wasn’t enough to cover the Poquessing Creek Park, so volunteers decided to go back for a second shot at it.

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.

Latest Opinion

That’s quite a pickle

Are you in a pickle about what to serve this Memorial Day? Whether the weather remains cold and rainy or not, soup can be on the menu along with those burgers and hot dogs. Pickles always seem to show up on the table at Memorial Day and stay throughout the summer season to be munched at cook-outs and picnics. This year, try some pickles incorporated into the following soup and dip. 

Latest Events

Religious Events: May 25, 2016

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, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.