Northeast Times

Story Archive June 29 2011

Building a future with construction waste

In a time of recession, or perhaps depression, Avi Golen and Jon Wybar are hiring.


Rhythmic revelations

Lansdale resident Jordan White always knew he wanted to be a professional musician. Now he’s living his dream.


Colin Quinn performing at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre

Direct from its Broadway run, and starring Saturday Night Live and HBO writer-comedian Colin Quinn, Long Story Short: A One-Man Comedy Manifesto continues through July 10 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre.


Healing hearts

Brenda Grant, 56, has generally led a healthy life, and blood work taken as recently as March showed no problems.


A night to remember

Bill Grinevicius looked sharp in his black tuxedo one night last week at the Pen Ryn Estate’s Belle Voir Manor.


Life on the diamond

Tiffany DiMatteo plays for the Philadelphia Flash tournament team, the Archbishop Ryan softball squad, and recently faced the area’s top athletes in the Carpenter Cup Classic.


Philadelphia Public League falls quickly

“This was definitely the worst loss I’ve experienced since playing in high school because there is no mercy rule. But I learned to play through it and keep my head up.” —Jessica Figueroa


Boyle excited for new campaign role

State Rep. Brendan Boyle is really looking forward to his new gig as chairman of the House Democratic Campaign Committee.


Bid for slot on elections panel heats up

In the race for city elections commissioner, voters get to make two choices.


End of an era

Kathy Polec ended her 22 years of service as a crossing guard at the corner of Stanwood and Ridgeway streets on June 17. Polec and her husband John gained national fame in 1994 when their 16-year-old son Eddie was beaten to death by a gang of thugs from the suburbs on the steps of St. Cecilia Church in Fox Chase.