Northeast Times

Story Archive November 23 2011

Veterans preference

The federal government is making it worth employers’ while to hire military veterans.


Here comes the judge, challenging Brady

Former Municipal Court Judge Jimmie Moore has announced that he will challenge U.S. Rep. Bob Brady in the 1st Congressional District primary.


Thanks to you, our fund is helping others

I am grateful to have a roof over our heads. My SSI doesn’t go very far. I would like to give my son a nice dinner and maybe a gift for Christmas. He is what I live for.


Two suspects sought in Wawa carjacking

Police are looking for a man and a woman who wanted a ride badly enough to steal one.


Search continues for knife-wielding robber

A knife-wielding robber took two senior women on a horrifying ride after carjacking them outside a Northeast Wal-Mart on Nov. 15. Police seek the public’s help in identifying the thug.


Tacony man charged in multiple stabbings

A Tacony man has been arrested and charged with stabbing five people during a bloody rampage on Nov. 6 inside his home.


Fatal shooting in Frankford

A 46-year-old Tacony man was shot to death in Frankford late Saturday in what police believe was a robbery.


Weston is mentally fit to stand trial

Accused Tacony “House of Horrors” mastermind Linda Ann Weston has been pronounced mentally fit to stand trial as a Dec. 19 preliminary hearing date looms for her and three co-defendants.


Ex-Northeast resident is wanted by the feds

A former Northeast resident and accused identity thief wanted by federal agents in Northern New Jersey is also considered a fugitive from justice in Philadelphia.


Cardinal Bevilacqua will meet with judge

Common Pleas Court Judge M. Teresa Sarmina wants to determine if the ex-archbishop is competent to testify in the trial of one of his former aides.