Northeast Times

Story Archive May 25 2011

Neighborhoods are gearing up for Memorial Day celebrations

With Memorial Day coming up on Monday, May 30, neighborhoods are gearing up for a variety of events, with Bridesburg set to host what organizers believe will prove to be the state’s largest Memorial Day event.


Squilla comes up big in South Philly

In a four way race, Mark Squilla dominated in his home turf of South Philly, winning the Democratic nomination to replace City Councilman Frank DiCicco in 1st District.


Phils’ offense might need more than Utley and Brown

On the surface, the Phillies are in an enviable position at the moment. 


Triple play

For the past two years, Christa Bednarek has been the team captain for the Rosemont College volleyball, basketball and softball squads.


A family affair

She was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 11, but these days, Riley Stone is helping other children in need through her charity, Funds for Families.



Music Row: Musical duo releases a strong debut album

Musicians Jon Barthmus and Patrick Marsceill are proving themselves a compatible twosome. They're riding a wave of popularity from their first album.


At the Movies: Depp getting a tad old in pirate costume

The latest “Pirates of the Caribbean” sequel could be better. Good luck hunting for buried treasure.


It's a new concert season

Pennypack Park music fest finds a good formula by signing up bands that play the hits of musical greats.


For David Sanborn, it’s all about playing live

The legendary sax player has enjoyed a long and varied career. He'll be on the stage of the Keswick Theatre.