Northeast Times

Story Archive June 08 2011

Gutter ball

Jon Kroljic has been in the bowling business for 30 years and knew Adams Lanes had a bad reputation when he assumed ownership 10 months ago.

Plop for the pools on Saturday

American Legion Playground, at 6201 Torresdale Ave. in Wissinoming, will host “Plop for the Pools” this Saturday at 2 p.m. The public is invited to enter the cow chip bingo contest. When the cow makes a dropping, the individual who has selected that particular space wins a cash prize. The event will raise money to keep all 70 of the city’s outdoor pools open this summer. Last year, more than $25,000 was raised. Other activities include face painting, a Moonbounce and a dunk tank.

25 Years and Counting for the NKCDC

A look back at the humble beginnings of the New Kensington Community Development Corporation.

Stones & Stuff

Whether it’s rocks or picture frames, Frankford artist Jean Grenfell Smith can see artistic possibilities in just about anything.

Scenes from a school

Students at Northeast High were eager to create a mural in tribute to their school. The challenge was answering a basic question: What should the images be?

Fare brings fresh, organic food to the table

Realizing the shifting attitude in Fairmount, and the city as a whole, the new Fare restaurant along Fairmount Avenue boasts a purely organic kitchen.

NE health center gets a new name

City Council has voted to rename Public Health Center 10, at 2230 Cottman Ave., as “District Health Center No. 10, the Judge Edward B. Rosenberg Center.”

Letters to the editor, June 9, 2011

Protecting the neighborhood

Unhappy with the violence in Northern Liberties, business owners and residents are trying to install security cameras to help keep a watchful eye on the area.