Northeast Times

Story Archive November 02 2011

Caught up in the movement

Talk about a string quartet — two violinists, a cellist and violist — and most people will think “classical” music.


An out of this world experience

NASA astronaut Chris Ferguson visited his alma mater, Archbishop Ryan High School, last week to discuss space travel with students.


Nutter and Brown face off for the top spot

Karen Brown knows she won’t beat Mayor Michael Nutter on Tuesday with a barrage of television commercials.


Taking an inside look at the judicial candidates

Besides races for mayor and City Council, voters on Tuesday will see a crowded ballot filled with the names of judicial candidates.


Can you brighten holidays for others?

“My daughter, a young single mom, and her two little children are living with me. It’s been very hard making ends meet each month. Anything to help make my grandchildren’s Christmas a little brighter would help.”


PECO’s substation set ablaze

If you saw somebody near PECO’s substation at Rhawn and Ditman streets late on Oct. 24, what you know might be worth a lot of money.


Normandy Civic discusses new road

The city plans to build a long driveway from Comly Road to the back of its new police academy on Woodhaven Road.


CLIP defendant sentenced

The final defendant was sentenced last week in the case of former city workers who ransacked four Northeast Philadelphia homes.


Big drama in at-large race

On Tuesday, 11 candidates will be vying for seven City Council at-large seats.


Two vie to fill Krajewski seat

There will be at least six new members of City Council, and one of those newcomers will represent the 6th Councilmanic District beginning in January.