Northeast Times

Story Archive December 07 2011

Everybody’s a winner at basketball fund-raiser

State Reps. Brendan Boyle and Kevin Boyle raised $2,560 for the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 Survivors Fund last weekend during a youth basketball tournament at Abraham Lincoln High School.


Owner of planned coin shop tries to calm Fox Chase

Residents who attended the recent bimonthly meeting of the Fox Chase Homeowners Association didn’t seem to mind having a collectible-coin dealer doing business in their community, but at least several of the neighbors want no part of another “we buy gold” shop.


City Web site can be resource for community projects

The city has a Web site that gives a rundown of  eighborhood projects — or ideas for projects — to help residents join forces and look for resources to get things done.


They’re wary of Telfair Road plan

Neighbors pack Millbrook meeting to oppose proposal for multi-family home at edge of the city.


Anne Frank School stumps for votes to vie for computers

The faculty and staff at Anne Frank Elementary School are hoping Northeast residents will help the Bowler Street school get $10,000 to buy some new classroom computers.


Frankford Civic: Shed is OK

Board members of the Frankford Civic Association on Dec. 1 gave their support to a Torresdale Avenue business that wants to put up a shed for tire installation.


Toys for Tots campaign gets help

The U.S. Marine Corps Reserves, Philadelphia Fire Department and Southeastern Pennsylvania chapter of the American Red Cross have joined forces this holiday season to deliver smiles and good cheer to children and families.


Butkovitz encourages Tacony Civic to report government fraud

The city controller had plenty to say about other city issues as well.


Bustleton civic group to weigh proposal for cell tower

Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League will consider a cellular tower proposal at their meeting next Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 7:30 p.m., at Temple Beth Ami on Old Bustleton Avenue.


Charlie Chuckle

A cancer survivor from Hawaii brings his joy to the world of cancer patients.