Northeast Times

Story Archive July 06 2011

Controversy brews over fate of Frankford corner bar

Primos Sports Bar has been closed for years, but the property at Arrott and Griscom streets recently was purchased at a sheriff’s sale and the new owner wants neighborhood backing so he can get a liquor license for the restaurant he wants to operate at the corner.


Officer Joseph Walker honored in the 7th district

Officer Joseph Walker was recognized as the 7th Police District’s Officer of the Month for May during a meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council at Deer Meadows Retirement Community.


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.


NE chamber awards scholarships

The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Foundation last week distributed scholarships to 10 local students.