Northeast Times

Story Archive August 10 2011

They’re here to collect

Torresdale native Adrian “A.J.” D’Angelo has worked in a bunch of different fields over the years — retails sales and management, insurance and investment sales and Web site design and instruction.

The art of Frankford

Sometime next spring, muralist Cesar Viveros will put Frankford’s story on the walls along the neighborhood’s business corridor.

Police seek help in finding Rite-Aid robber

Philadelphia police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a masked gunman who robbed the Rite Aid pharmacy on the 6400 block of Oxford Ave. on Aug. 3.

Public hearing discusses school choice and tuition vouchers

Should parents get Pennsylvania tax dollars — money to be taken from spending on public schools — to help them pay for tuition at private, non-public or charter schools?

Boyle brothers propose new bill

State Reps. Kevin and Brendan Boyle want to deny pensions for government employees convicted of sex crimes.

Police investigating two home invasions in Castor Gardens

Detectives in Northeast Philadelphia are investigating a home invasion-style robbery and an attempted home invasion that occurred 24 hours apart last week.

The city’s own urban oasis

The Philadelphia Horticultural Society created three Pop-Up Gardens around the city to offer respite from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Cops look to capitalize on safety cams

Initiative would register surveillance cameras so police could search for criminals faster.

Phils Get Some Fan Fiction

Two sports fans are putting their heroes on paper with a new comic series called Dugout Phunnies.

They’ve been good sports for 50 years

A staple of the neighborhood, the Port Richmond Leprechauns sports organization will celebrate its 50th anniversary in the coming months.