Northeast Times

Story Archive November 02 2011

Let’s play!

At long last, Mayfair has a sparkling new playground, courtesy of lots of people with Giant hearts.


Will DROP hurt Donatucci?

Democrat Ron Donatucci, the city’s register of wills, is enrolled in the Deferred Retirement Option Plan and originally planned to step down after completing his eighth four-year term in 2011.


His personal cancer battle

It was difficult for Bruce Platt to watch his mother succumb to aggressive pancreatic cancer. But it inspired him to push the Pennsylvania Legislature for a resolution to promote awareness of the disease.


Happy Day!

It was a jubilant time for motorists last week when completed repairs to the Holme Avenue bridge ended months of detours and aggravation.


7th PDAC hails officers who thwarted assault

Philadelphia police officers George Rodriguez and Anthony Avery were named Officers of the Month for September during a meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council on Oct. 20 at Seven Mile Road Church.


Eagles claim Public League crown

In a championship soccer game featuring teams as evenly matched as Northeast High and George Washington, the victor would have to play perfectly to claim the title. 


North player found a new home with Cahillites

Former Falcon Boomer Steigelman fit in just fine at Roman, helping to lead the team's playoff run this year.