Northeast Times

Story Archive August 31 2011

Young actress wants to make the most of acting life

In some respects, Harrisburg native Jessica Bedford’s career could be compared to a Cinderella tale.


Letters to the editor September 1, 2011 edition

Keep the pressure on the DROP sham


’Tis the season

Are you ready for some football? Here’s a look at your favorite neighborhood squads in the annual Northeast Times football preview.


Phils have an end-of-season to-do list

I am not sure exactly how it happened, but September is here. 


The aftermath of Hurricane Irene

Residents continue to assess the damage caused by the strong storm, including flooding and trees flattened by gusty winds.


Cottman Avenue changes direction

A five-block section of Cottman Avenue in Tacony was scheduled to become a two-way street on Wednesday, Aug. 31, at 10 a.m.


Perzel to plead guilty in corruption case

Former Pennsylvania House Speaker John Perzel has insistently proclaimed his innocence since November 2009, when a grand jury indicted him and nine others on campaign-related corruption charges.


Irene serves delay in GOP clambake

The annual Republican City Committee clambake was postponed Sunday because of the effects of Hurricane Irene.


Upper Holmesburg is mourning a valued leader

The Upper Holmesburg community is mourning the death of one of the neighborhood’s most active and influential leaders.


Former cop pleads guilty in steroids case

A former Philadelphia police officer and Northeast resident pleaded guilty on Aug. 24 to federal felony charges in connection with an illegal anabolic steroids distribution ring.