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Somerton saloon to host Liberty Music Fest this weekend

The fourth annual Liberty Music Fest will feature 60 bands over four days this week at Bull Shooters Saloon, 14000 Bustleton Ave. in Somerton.



Gridiron Guide

Score an inside look at what to expect from your favorite hometown teams in the Northeast Times’ football preview.  


Pets of the Week: August 26, 2015

Nancy loves playtime


CTCA celebrates summer intern graduates

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, in partnership with the Philadelphia Youth Network WorkReady program, recently hosted a graduation celebration to honor 25 local students who completed their summer internship at the hospital, 1331 E. Wyoming Ave.


Registration open for Veterans Parade

Participation is now open for the first Philadelphia Veterans Parade, scheduled for Nov. 8.


Bandits steal 60 cartons of cigarettes

Two late-night burglars made off with hundreds of dollars in cigarettes after a brazen smash-and-grab at a Somerton gas station on Aug. 17.


Candidate for Register of Wills will eliminate office

Ross Feinberg, the Republican candidate for Register of Wills, is calling for the abolishment of the office.


NBC10 declines Kenney demands for debate

There will apparently be no prime-time television debate between the two major-party candidates for mayor.


Castor Gardens man sentenced for stealing shrubbery

A Castor Gardens man probably got more than he bargained for when he swiped the shrubbery from a front yard of a Bell’s Corner home in April. Earlier this month, a judge gave him a lot of work and a hefty bill for his troubles.


Plans progress for Philadelphia2035 project

North Delaware is the third of five Northeast-based districts to start the months-long planning process, which is intended to shape the area’s physical development over the next 20 years. 

Breaking News

Gunman sought in post office holdup

A man with a striped shirt held up a Northeast Philadelphia post office at gunpoint last Thursday. Now police are trying to put him into a different type of striped clothing, a prison jumpsuit.


Police search for clues in deadly shooting

A man was shot dead inside his car, while it was parked outside his Tacony home. At least 10 empty shell casings were found at the scene.


Arrest made for fatal stabbing in Mayfair

Angelo Maldonado has been arrested for allegedly stabbing Thomas Ewing to death on a Mayfair street.


Man convicted of prostituting underage girls

Vincent Jackson was convicted for last year’s shootout at the Roosevelt Inn that stemmed from an underage prostitution ring.


Two dead in single-car crash on Boulevard

A motorist attempted an ill-advised, high-speed lane change on Roosevelt Boulevard and paid for the mistake with her life, as well as the life of her passenger, according to police.

From the Northeast Times

Taking flight

Students embark on a mission to a Northeast helicopter factory for its inaugural summer camp. 

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

A recipe fit for the pope

Did you hear? Pope Francis is coming to Philadelphia next month. Only if you have been locked up in a closet or cave could you be missing the media frenzy that is accompanying the pope on his trip to the City of Brotherly Love. He reportedly sometimes rides public transit in Rome. But God forbid that he should attempt to ride SEPTA with us common people. Can you imagine? The pope might not be able to get back into the city past the cordoned-off area. (And he’d never get back in time.)