• A field of dreams

    Community organizes tournament to remember legacy of a local baseball player. 

  • Parkwood’s Sullivan honored for public service

    An annual City Hall ceremony honoring Philadelphia’s top municipal employees featured a strong Northeast influence earlier this month as Police Chief Inspector Joseph Sullivan won the Richardson Dilworth Award for Distinguished Public Service.

  • Path to safety

    All that glitters is not gold. In the same vein, all public works projects that glitter don’t necessarily cost a fortune.

  • Teachers return to their old stomping ground

    American novelist Thomas Wolfe wrote “you can’t go home again,” but he never attended Resurrection Regional Catholic School in Rhawnhurst.

  • President Panda

    Last year may have been the first time Madison Joynes didn’t enjoy watching her teammates.

  • Raiders led by seniors

    Kevin Conroy is the voice.

  • Survival story

    Police Officer Eddie Miller, a Northeast resident, is on the road to recovery after coming face to face with a killer on a shooting rampage. 

Latest additions

Mayor criticizes White for sanctuary city bill

In other political news, Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law and Omarosa Manigault, a former contestant on ‘The Apprentice,’ are set to visit the Mayfair Diner. 



Letters to the Editor: September 28, 2016

Education badly needed 


Northeast Hall of Fame tickets available

The Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame will hold its next induction ceremony on Sunday, Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. at Holy Family University.


Congressman Nix made a difference

Robert N.C. Nix Sr. was a pioneering African-American lawyer and congressman as well as patriarch of a family of Philadelphia legal and civic leaders.


World War II hero Schmid headed to the NE hall

Al Schmid was a World War II hero whose valor in the South Pacific in 1942 earned him great honor and fame.


Look into Far Northeast’s future

The first of three public meetings was held to discuss what the area will look like, and what changes to expect by 2035.


Union League addresses noise from shootings

In response to noise complaints from neighbors during last winter’s trap shooting season, the Union League of Philadelphia will be shooting in a different direction when the 2016-17 season opens next month at the League’s Torresdale country club.


Archbishop Ryan honors National Merit Scholars

Archbishop Ryan High School seniors Cara DiMarcantonio, Patrick Jurgelewicz and Kayla Smith have been named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.


City of Irish love

Philadelphia’s only professional theater company dedicated to preserving classic Irish and Irish-American theater while presenting it to new audiences will open its next feature production, Brian Friel’s Molly Sweeney, on Friday, Sept. 30, at Walnut Street Theatre’s Studio 5, 825 Walnut St.


Pets of the Week: September 28, 2016

Clyde ready to seal it with a kiss

Breaking News

Teens arrested for Mayfair gun shop heists

Police say they have locked up two teenagers for breaking into a Mayfair gun shop three times within three weeks recently, but the 17 firearms that they allegedly swiped are still missing.


Motorist runs down NE crossing guard

A Northeast crossing guard is recovering from broken bones and other injuries after a motorist intentionally ran her down in an apparent episode of road rage, police said.


Men steal safe from Public Storage

Two men used a U-Haul truck to burglarize a Northeast Philadelphia self-storage facility on Sept. 15, but it wasn’t the vehicle’s payload capacity that the crooks found most useful.


Victim hits robber with car at Rhawnhurst bank

A suspected robber found out that a gun and a knife are no match for a moving car when he tried to hold up a motorist outside of a Rhawnhurst bank on Sept. 19, police say.


Mayfair gun shop burglarized, 17 firearms stolen

Lock’s Gun Exchange in Mayfair might want to beef up its locks, and the rest of its security system in the wake of three recent break-ins that resulted in the theft of 17 handguns from the shop.

From the Northeast Times

World War II hero Schmid headed to the NE hall

Al Schmid was a World War II hero whose valor in the South Pacific in 1942 earned him great honor and fame.

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 Events

Trips: September 28, 2016

BRISTOL CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL FOUNDATION Sept. 29. Longwood Gardens, with high tea at the Hotel DuPont. $98 to $103. 215-781-8591.