Northeast Times

Story Archive October 19 2011

Soaring with the Eagles

George Washington striker Wilo Mimbar has netted 22 goals this season, helping the undefeated Eagles claim first place in the Public League A Division.


Guilty plea in death of Port Richmond cop

William Foster, charged in the accident that took the life of Sgt. Timothy Simpson, was sentenced to 19 to 40 years in prison.


Rise of the Raiders

“I think our goal has been to make a statement each week, that we aren’t the old Ryan anymore. I think we did that.” —Ryan QB Mike Anusky


‘It doesn’t conform with the neighborhood’

As residents continue to resist proposed plans for a methadone clinic in Holmesburg, two local politicians are attempting to give the community a stronger voice.


A political day in the neighborhood

Bill Rubin, the Democratic candidate in the 10th Councilmanic District, enjoys campaigning door-to-door in the various neighborhoods of the district.


Schmidt: If elected commissioner, I’ll take a pay cut

Al Schmidt, a Republican candidate for city elections commissioner, has pledged to take a pay cut and refuse a taxpayer-funded vehicle and gasoline.


Guilty plea in death of officer

William Foster is sentenced to 19 to 40 years in prison for the third-degree murder of Sgt. Timothy Simpson.


Pennypack car accident claims second victim

A second elderly woman has died as a result of a violent one-vehicle crash in Pennypack Park on Oct. 10.


Have you seen Northeast’s most wanted?

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast:


Northeast man arrested in fatal hit-and-run

Police were suspicious of Angel Roque’s story early in their investigation of a hit-and-run crash on Sept. 29 that took the life of a Wissinoming woman.