Northeast Times

Story Archive October 12 2011

Hearing is cut short in police assault case

Joshua Taylor is on trial for attempted murder and assault of a police officer after allegedly pulling a gun on an off-duty officer last April.


Frankford High seeks volunteer mentors

One hour a week.


Local residents really bloom in Citywide Garden Contest

More than two dozen Northeast residents were among the winners of this year’s Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Citywide Garden Contest.


Frankford residents brainstorm ideas for local mural project

Some Frankford residents got the opportunity last week to share their ideas for a series of murals that will start to decorate the neighborhood’s business corridor next year.


Tacony CDC is ready to revitalize Torresdale Ave.

Neighborhood residents, merchants and property owners are invited to attend an upcoming meeting of the Tacony Community Development Corporation, which is planning a long-term revitalization of the Torresdale Avenue commercial corridor.


Rotary Club of NE Sunrisers seeks computer donations

The Rotary Club of Northeast Sunrisers is inviting the public to donate used desktop computers and other electronics this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of Roosevelt Mall.


Mayfair playground will reopen

The Mayfair Business Association recently gathered at the Grey Lodge Pub to discuss several upcoming neighborhood happenings.


Thanksgiving Parade slated for Nov. 20

The 35th Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade, sponsored by the Mayfair Business Association, is set for Sunday, Nov. 20, from noon to 3 p.m.


High hopes from LoJack

Your loved one disappears from home. No need to panic if he’s wearing a LoJack bracelet.


Woman killed in Krewstown Road crash

An elderly woman died and another was critically injured Monday in a single-vehicle crash on a winding stretch of Krewstown Road in Pennypack Park.