Northeast Times

Story Archive July 06 2011

Friends of Pennypack Park shines during latest cleanup

Volunteers with the Friends of Pennypack Park removed 84 bags of trash, six bags of recyclable cans and numerous other loose items from the park in two cleanup events on May 28 and June 25.


Unnatural elements

Teenagers have repeatedly defaced the Thoreau’s Hut art installation in Pennypack Park with vandalism and trash.


A walk in the park

Like many people who grew up in a Mayfair row home with a small back yard, Kathryn Ott Lovell looked elsewhere for recreation.


Nothing minor about it

Philly native Sean Murphy, who was drafted by the Oakland A’s last year, is now starting in Class A action.


Going south

Northeast High grad Julius Spann has accepted a baseball scholarship to play for the Francis Marion University Patriots in South Carolina.


Slime sublime

Dow chemists show camp kids that making colored goop can be a fun science lesson.


Crusader for the helpless

Former Northeast resident Yuan Tang left teaching and found her true calling — law school and legal advocacy for vulnerable immigrants.


Editorial: Look, up in the sky!

The pride of the Far Northeast, Chris Ferguson, is going back into space on Friday, and folks everywhere, from his hometown in Northeast Philly to Walla Walla, Wash., should wish commander Ferguson and his co-astronauts well on their 12-day mission in the great blue yonder.


Letters to the editor, July 7, 2011 edition

More red tape from the city 


Short is quite a character

As an avid fan of the TV medical show Quincy M.E., Martin Short thought he might like to become a doctor.