Northeast Times

Story Archive December 21 2011

Calling the shots

George Washington’s Kathy Paul, who coaches the Eagles’ varsity field hockey, bowling and softball teams, is bringing her expertise to the basketball court.


Ms. Big Shot

St. Hubert senior Eireann Anastasi, an All-Catholic forward, is leading her team in scoring this season with 15 points per game.


Neighborhood squads are youthful this season

The Philadelphia Public League is budding with new players and coaches this girls basketball season. George Washington and Samuel Fels have named new skippers, and almost all five teams have a rookie roster. 


Local teams could be major contenders

Although the four local girls squads hailing from the Philadelphia Catholic League and Catholic Academies League have very different strengths and strategies, there seems to be one common theme shared on the hardwood this winter — youth. 


PGW cited for actions in Tacony blast

The state’s Public Utility Commission last week charged the Philadelphia Gas Works violated state and federal regulations more than 300 times in the way its employees handled a mid-January gas leak in Tacony that led to a fatal explosion.


‘Dungeon’ hearing: 3 face trial, 1 doesn’t

Linda Weston and two co-defendants will be tried on charges related to the basement-captives case. But the judge dropped charges against a fourth.


Police ID intruders killed by homeowner

Police have identified the two men who were shot to death after they broke into a Frankford home the night before Thanksgiving.


Pedestrian killed crossing Frankford Ave.

A car struck and killed a 74-year-old woman as she attempted to walk across Frankford Avenue in Mayfair on Friday.


Boulevard crash kills driver, passenger

Two men were killed Saturday following a one-vehicle accident on Roosevelt Boulevard near Holme Avenue.


Suspect in barber’s slaying gets trial date

A man accused of killing Frankford barber Edward John “E.J.” Rembert in late 2009 will go on trial Jan. 23.