Northeast Times

Story Archive June 22 2011


Editorial: Council is lazy

Summer officially started at 1:16 Tuesday afternoon. For the average working stiff in Philadelphia — you know, the guy who pays the bloated salaries of the 17 members of City Council — he’s looking forward to a summer vacation of a week at The Shore, two weeks, if he’s lucky.


Letters to the editor, June 23, 2011

Thank you, Madam Officer 


Continuing to rebuild

Jack Hanratty said he constantly catches himself looking up at the sky. Why not? Last month, the sky looked in on him.


Picture perfect

‘Close-Up’ gives a good look at local talent in this year’s Philadelphia Independent Film Festival.


‘Next to Normal’ now showing at the Academy of Music

It’s the story of a modern family facing a crisis, revolving around a family that is impacted by a mother with bipolar disorder. 


End of an era

It was back in 1972 that the Rev. Paul Andell arrived at St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, at Castor Avenue and Pratt Street, as a young assistant pastor.


Cole could collect Cy Young and a big contract

The Cy Young Award is sort of like the Holy Grail when it comes to individual honors for pitchers. 


Returning to his roots

These days Tony McDevitt works as a bond trader in New York City, but the Far Northeast native still comes home every year to teach his local lacrosse camp.


Sentinel sisters

Sentinels Ave Bolli, Francesca Faillace and Kelsey McDonough were selected to represent the Philadelphia Catholic League during this year’s Carpenter Cup.