Northeast Times

Story Archive June 08 2011

Puppy primps

Long before Marsha Cipollini and Tony DeAmicis started a business revolving around animals, the mother and son were both animal lovers.


Fairmount actress takes on challenging role

Wendy Staton recalled her reaction when she first saw ’Night, Mother performed on the stage. “It had my heart beating,” she said. “I was on the edge of my seat the whole time. I didn’t know what was going to happen.”


Missing Neuman

Judy Schwartz recalls with fondness the Jewish Community Centers David G. Neuman Senior Center.


Reward, second suspect announced in Trax murder

Quasheam Richburg, who was twice arrested for violent criminal behavior and illegal possession of a weapon — and twice let free when witnesses failed to appear in court — is now sought in connection with the early morning robbery and murder of a 50-year-old clerk at Trax Foods store in Kensington South.


Miss Saigon taking off at the Walnut

For its final production of the season, the Walnut Street Theatre is presenting a musical that was a hit in London and then on Broadway. Miss Saigon premiered in London in 1989 and ran for 10 years. When it opened on Broadway in 1991, it racked up 11 Tony nominations. 


More upgrades in store for Shissler Rec

Thanks to the Big Green Blocks project, Shissler Rec will see a new spray park and other creative makeovers.



The heart of the circle

Imagine a hundred drummers drumming.


Poor luck should not curse the Phils’ season

There was a play in Sunday’s series finale against the Pittsburgh Pirates that kind of sums up what the Phillies are going through right now. 


A perfect pair

Look out for those Ragdolls in the outfield.