Northeast Times

Story Archive August 24 2011

Mayberry making his case as Phils slugger

A righthanded power bat to help balance a lefty-heavy batting order. 


Crime log

The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department.


Horoscope (August 25, 2011)

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A troubling situation takes a positive turn and moves toward a resolution that should please you and your supporters. Meanwhile, make time to deal with new domestic issues.


Remembering a hero

Friends and family bid farewell to Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Strange, who was killed in Afghanistan earlier this month.


Cocktails, with a side of community

This new Francisville cafe and bar wants to be a focal point in the resurgent neighborhood.


Republican City Committee clambake slated for Sunday

The annual Republican City Committee clambake is scheduled for Sunday at Cannstatter’s, and everyone in attendance will have the chance to participate in a presidential straw poll sponsored by the Northeast Times.


Three co-defendants in Perzel case plead guilty

As former state House Speaker John Perzel awaits trial next month on corruption charges, three co-defendants were in court last week pleading guilty.


Bills drafted to protect gas company workers

Prompted by a explosion that claimed the life of a young Fox Chase man in mid-January, some legislators from Northeast Philadelphia are sponsoring bills that will extend state death benefits to the survivors of municipal gas utility workers who die while responding to emergencies.


Use common sense to avoid burglaries

It’s the little things.


New I-95 on-ramp has the green light

There’s a new way to go.