Northeast Times

Story Archive October 05 2011

A day to remember

Abraham Lincoln senior Marty McFarland scored three touchdowns and grabbed an interception on Friday afternoon — by far his best performance of the season.


Rising to the top

While playing for Manor College last year, Brittany Palmer and her team did not win one game. Now she’s enjoying that winning feeling at Penn State Abington.


The 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.


Normandy Civic recaps summer happenings during meeting

Things happened during the summer, the Normandy Civic Association’s president, John Wisniewski, told members Sept. 20 during their first meeting in several months. There were stories of vandals, burglars, skunks and a naked lady. 


Good news about Holme Ave. bridge

The monthly meeting of the Holme Circle Civic Association featured some really good news and some not-so-good news.


‘I always knew Lacey would make a difference in this world’

It has been more than four years since Lacey Gallagher died in an automobile accident. “Lacey’s Law” was recently passed to promote teenage driving safety.


Brown: Mayor, c’mon to the meeting!

A mayoral town-hall meeting will take place at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, at Ironworkers Local 401’s Bridgemen’s Hall, 11600 Norcom Road.


Times photog earns honors

Northeast Times staff photographer Jenny Swigoda placed first in the National Press Photographers Association’s August Multimedia Contest for her audio slideshow that accompanied an in-depth story about the Philadelphia Veterans Comfort House and the veterans who rely on its services.


Helpers needed for weatherization day

New project director Shirley Reses has presided over her first meeting of the Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community and put out a call for volunteers for the agency’s upcoming sixth annual winterization day.


Holmesburg woman shot in attempted carjacking

A Holmesburg woman is expected to recover from a gunshot wound she suffered when a man tried to carjack her on Friday morning, police said.