Gerard M. Shaffer Sr., the former Philadelphia firefighter facing murder charges in connection with an April 2010 road-rage incident in the Far Northeast, died suddenly last week.
A man posing as a PECO employee has been trying to scam sensitive personal information from residents of the 7th Police District, according to Philadelphia police Capt. Joseph Zaffino.
The 8th Police District Advisory Council recognized Daniel Richardson and Mark Mazzoni as Officers of the Month for October during the council’s monthly meeting on Dec. 7.
A Northeast man died of multiple gunshot wounds Saturday night as he sat in a truck behind the North Philadelphia furniture store where he worked.
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.
Normal activity resumed at Father Judge High School late last week, but the investigation into a hazardous materials scare at the school on Dec. 4 and 5 has revealed little about the cause.
Boy Scout Troop 444 and the family of Jared Celona congratulate his achievement of the rank of Eagle Scout. His Eagle Court of Honor was held Dec. 3 at St. Christopher School in Somerton.
Perhaps more than anyone among Glen Foerd’s exclusive lineage of former residents, Florence Foerderer Tonner made the greatest personal impression on the 18-acre riverfront estate.
Children in the Tacony section of the Northeast will be warm and stylish this winter thanks to Charming Shoppes Inc., which donated more than 100 new coats to the Tacony Police Athletic League Center. On Nov. 29, Officer Bill Schneider, director of Tacony PAL, distributed the coats to youngsters at his center.
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.