Northeast Times

Story Archive November 09 2011

Man killed in Blvd. crash

A 21-year-old Philadelphia man was killed Sunday afternoon in a Roosevelt Boulevard traffic accident.


Teenager tied up during home invasion

A teenager was tied up during a home invasion Monday morning on the 5300 block of Oakland St. in Frankford.


Frankford’s Quickie Mart owner wants to expand

A Frankford Avenue convenience store owner who wants to renovate his property and also sell beer got an earful from a few opponents during a meeting of the Frankford Civic Association.


Frankford Civic has posts to fill

The top posts on Frankford Civic Association are vacant, zoning officer Pete Specos announced at the group’s Nov. 3 meeting.


Wall of Sorrow

As the monument nears its 25th anniversary, the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a tribute in granite that stirs pride, inspiration, and never-ending sadness.


The Vet Center Northeast: You’ve got a friend

People who are getting out of the service have trouble readjusting to family life and, just as often, their families have a tough time getting used to them again, too.


Frankford artist is seeking inspiration

Cesar Viveros, the artist who will create a series of murals for the Frankford business corridor, wants to hear residents’ stories about the neighborhood next Tuesday from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Frankford Community Development Corporation, 4900 Griscom St.


Tacony seeks corridor manager

The Tacony Community Development Corporation is accepting resumes for a newly created full-time position of commercial corridor manager.


Bustleton Civic to discuss zoning

Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League will discuss neighborhood zoning issues and vote on bylaws changes when they meet at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Temple Beth Ami, 9201 Old Bustleton Ave.


Somerton Civic moves meeting to Nov. 15

The Somerton Civic Association’s November general meeting was postponed by one week to Tuesday, Nov. 15, to avoid conflicting with Election Day.