Northeast Times

Story Archive December 28 2011

Crime Log (December 28, 2011)

Northeast Crime Log: Nov. 21 through Dec. 4


Northwood Civic Talks Recycling

A representative from RecycleBank last week offered Northwood Civic Association members the chance to sign up for a sticker that can earn them points for discounts, deals and gift cards at local and national merchants.


Health inspectors think bad bulb caused ailments at Father Judge

It was the light after all. At least officials from Philadelphia’s health department think so.


Service Program Reaches End of Line in Frankford Business District

The Frankford Special Services District will go out of business when the year ends, said Tim Wisniewski, its executive director.


2011: A Memorable Year in the Northeast

The year flies by and its highlights tend to become hazy in our minds. With the rush of headlines spanning soldiers who died in combat to a career politician who turned criminal, the Northeast has seen better years.


Staying Power

More than four decades after the start of her durable career, Buffy Sainte-Marie still sends a message with her music and her activism.


With arrival of 2012, they resolve to … .

The year 2011 has just a few days remaining, and some local figures are looking forward to a successful 2012.


East Torresdale Civic Awaits Zoning Decision

Leaders of the East Torresdale Civic Association had no new information to report about the community group’s opposition to a series of city zoning variances sought by a neighborhood tavern owner.


Housing Authority extends Liddonfield bidding period

The Philadelphia Housing Authority has extended the bidding period involving the former Liddonfield Homes public housing site, so a neighborhood civic group is trying to use the extra time to gain more influence on the site’s redevelopment.


Redistricting costs NE a pair of congressmen

What do people in Swarthmore have in common with folks from East Torresdale?