Northeast Times

Story Archive June 22 2011

‘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. 


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.


Refining the rally

The Philadelphia Catholic League rallies from behind for its first two wins of the Carpenter Cup.


School district honors Mora

The School District of Philadelphia has named Edwin Forrest School’s Sharon Mora its teacher of the year for 2010-11.


Ex-judge sets his sights on Brady’s congressional seat

The new boundary lines won’t be known for months, but former Municipal Court Judge Jimmie Moore has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission, beginning the process of running in the 1st Congressional District.


Unexpected detour on Holme Avenue

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation had every intention of keeping traffic flowing on Holme Avenue during a 20-month bridge reconstruction project just east of Holme Circle.


Remembering their fallen hero

A plaque was dedicated last week outside 25th Police District headquarters in memory of Joaquin “Jack” Montijo, an off-duty police officer shot to death in 1990.


Northeast native tapped as top man in space

Chris Ferguson, a graduate of St. Martha Grammar School and Archbishop Ryan High School, will serve as commander of NASA’s final space shuttle mission.