Northeast Times
  • Pride of the Northeast

    The Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame on Sunday afternoon inducted five individuals and one nonprofit agency during a ceremony at Holy Family University.

  • Forever Frankford

    Frankford football has been around forever, and the Pioneers’ stadium shows it.

  • One for the record books

    In sports, the concept of deja vu sometimes has a cosmic way of spinning full circle.

  • Dynamic duo has Fels football on postseason doorstep

    The game was over and players from both teams had just participated in the traditional collective handshake near midfield.

  • Little Flower dispatches Hubert’s; Ryan looming

    When Thursday night’s Catholic League girls soccer semifinals come around and Little Flower’s David steps on to the field to face the mighty Goliath of Archbishop Ryan at 7 p.m., Casey Brown knows nobody will give her team much of a chance to win.

  • Blast from the past

    Think leg warmers, Reeboks, acid-washed jeans, skinny ties and big hair. Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary’s 1984 grads are planning to attend their 30th reunion next month at the Quartett Club on Southampton Road dressed in 1980s clothing. Mix in ’80s music and the nostalgia that is the spirit of such an event, and this reunion is shaping up to be one great party.

  • Penn brings ancient history to the classroom

    The Penn Museum will be putting some mummies into the lives of Philadelphia’s public school kids this year. 

Latest additions

McFadden’s unlikely goal sends Ryan girls to PCL title game

Kaitlyn McFadden was just about the last person on anyone’s list to score the game-winning goal and send Archbishop Ryan to its third straight Catholic League girls soccer championship game.



Letter about campaign sign appears to be phony

In a letter to the editor in last week’s Times, a woman named “Jenn Michaelson” claimed that a campaign sign for Dee Adcock, the Republican candidate in the 13th Congressional District, fell onto Woodhaven Road and caused a four-inch-long scratch on her car.


St. Hubert junior wins Northeast essay contest

NE Hall of Fame essay contest winner Julia Boyd was awarded an iPad, a scholarship to Holy Family University and a gift certificate.

Julia Boyd, a junior at St. Hubert Catholic High School for Girls, was the winner of the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame essay contest. The theme was What Makes Northeast Philadelphia Special?


Letters to the Editor: October 22, 2014

The choice is clear


Connecting the community

Work on another link in the city’s system of hiking, jogging and biking trails started last week with ceremonies at Pleasant Hill Park in East Torresdale.


Around town: October 22, 2014

Help seniors get ready for winter


Crime log: October 22, 2014

Sept. 22 through Oct. 5


Labor of love

Ever since she landed her first role - when she was a first-grader at St Christopher Elementary School in Somerton - Alex Boyle has enjoyed the pleasures and challenges of theater.


Magic pumpkin meatloaf

Salagadoola mechicka boola bibbidi-bobbidi-boo. It’ll do magic believe it or not. Bippidy-boppity-boo. These words may not magically turn your pumpkin into a Rolls-Royce or produce the charming prince who is the man of your dreams, but they are a catchy tune that you can sing while you’re cooking up something special – like The Great Pumpkin Meatloaf.


Pets of the Week: October 22, 2014

Tango loves people 

Breaking News

Pair arrested for at least 11 armed robberies

An alert officer from the 15th Police District captured two men who are responsible for at least 11 armed robberies of convenience stores, pizza parlors and other businesses in the Northeast since mid-August, authorities say. And the number of hold-ups tied into the case could still grow, although the primary suspects are now behind bars.


Frankford man arrested for bar robbery

They wore masks to conceal their faces, but Frankford’s Randy Sanchez and his alleged accomplices could not disguise their voices.


Surveillance video of NE shooting released

Police have released more information about the Oct. 13 shooting of a barber in Castor Gardens, including surveillance video of the two men who allegedly took part in the violent attack.


Two hurt in unrelated shootings

One recent shooting in Upper Holmesburg appears to have been a case of self-defense while the motive for another in Summerdale remains a mystery, police say.


Women allegedly attack school bus filled with students on Boulevard

Police detectives are still trying to confirm the identities of two women who allegedly attacked a school bus full of students with a baseball bat and mace during a road rage incident on Roosevelt Boulevard last Thursday.

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

Op-Ed: Now is the time to invest in our school system

As a candidate for state representative, former teacher in the School District of Philadelphia and having a career as a certified public accountant, I offer the true and honest perspective of the Philadelphia public school system.

Latest Events

Trips: October 22, 2014

Men’s Club of The Congregations of Shaare Shamayim Nov. 5. New York City. $35 includes transportation, tip and seaport cruise. Bus leaves at 8 a.m. and leaves New York at 5:30 p.m. 215-346-2302.