Northeast Times

Story Archive November 30 2011


Normandy’s OK with police-training proposal

Residents approve the site on Woodhaven Road.


For firefighter widows, a gift from the heart

Kathy Perpetua, the Holme Circle woman who sells handmade rosary beads, last week donated $2,235 to the widows’ fund of International Association of Fire Fighters Local 22.


The art of Fishtown

Fishtown is kind of the artistic workshop of Philadelphia.” — ‘Friday Arts’ producer Michael O’Reilly


Here’s to home brewing!

Barry’s Homebrew has opened a location in Kensington and is brewing homemade beer on North American Street.


Losing one of their own

Friends and family gathered for a vigil in Kensington for Gregory Loper, a bicyclist who was killed by an alleged drunken driver.


Editorial: Arlene is atrocious

File this one in the chutzpah department: Arlene Ackerman, the vastly overrated, overcompensated superintendent of Philadelphia’s public schools whose clandestine, paranoid management style led to her overdue ouster in August, has filed for unemployment compensation.


Letters to the editor: November 30, 2011 edition

Almost-Councilman Taubenberger thanks the people