Northeast Times

Story Archive July 13 2011

Celebrating July 4th in style

World War II veteran Bernard Tengood was among the participants in a July 4 celebration at the Baker’s Bay Condominiums at State Road and Convent Lane. The party was hosted by the Rummy Kup Players, part of the Baker’s Bay Civic Association.


Residents, tavern owner still at odds in E. Torresdale

Both sides should keep talking, says the head of the city zoning board.


A fun, cool summer for Clemente

Often in a city as large as Philadelphia, thanks to the red tape that clogs up City Hall, change to city-owned properties can happen slowly.


Man burned in assault in Oxford Circle

An Oxford Circle man suffered burns covering 15 percent of his body as two burglars attacked him in his home early Saturday, police said.


Switch to solar gets warm reception

Panels are being installed on roofs of a Rhawnhurst apartment complex, and the state DEP likes what it sees.


Regional DEA agent honored for role in fighting drugs

Gil Kerlikowske, White House drug control policy director, recently presented Ralph Reyes, an assistant special agent in charge for the federal Drug Enforcement Administration, with the national award for Outstanding Task Force Commander at the 2011 National High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Conference in Washington, D.C.


Walking the walk

Bigwigs in government walk the streets of Frankford to get a firsthand view of blight.


Klein Branch mourns the meal lady

The staff at the JCC Klein Branch recently honored the memory of colleague Nina Cohen, who died June 1 after a brief battle with cancer.


Big Plans

A Northeast couple’s dream is about to come true — starting a charter school for autistic children. It’ll soon open in the old Lower Dublin Academy.


The heat of battle in the desert

A Marine Reservist from Parkwood Manor is in Morocco, but it’s hardly a relaxing trip.