Northeast Times

Story Archive November 09 2011

Crime Log

The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department.


Judge: Zip those lips in Tacony dungeon case

Gag order against prosecutors, defense attorneys shuts flow of information about captives held in a basement.


Changes could be in store for some House districts

The state Legislative Reapportionment Commission approved a preliminary plan last week that doesn’t make many changes to local Senate districts, but does dramatically alter several area districts in the House of Representatives.


Our holiday fund helps Northeast people in need

Suddenly, it seems, the season is almost upon us. And we need your help.


A voice for women military vets

The wars on terrorism have given women a higher profile in the military and on the battlefield. Six years ago, based on her own Army experiences, Cathy Santos started the National Alliance of Women Veterans to highlight important issues and protect their interests.


Making our veterans comfortable

Volunteers with Home Depot and the organization Mission Continues recently helped restore the Philadelphia Veterans Comfort House in West Philadelphia. Jason Stambaugh (pictured) was among 80 volunteers who aided the cause to spruce up the home for vets in need of shelter.


He's on a mission

Fishtown man teams up with fellow residents to make life a pain for those who don’t respect the neighborhood.