Northeast Times

Story Archive October 26 2011

Cooling power

Rita’s is to water ice like Famous Amos was to cookies.


Belly Laughs

Ellie Mooney had no idea that portraying an expectant mom could be so tough. ‘Motherhood the Musical’ has provided a funny lesson.


‘Mighty Macs’: Oooo, a nice shot bounces off the rim

As far as inspirational stories go, The Mighty Macs is a slam dunk. It’s a good one about a female basketball team that plenty of Philadelphians have probably heard of over the years.


A message of hope

Judi Blue is a breast cancer survivor who proudly agreed to participate in a traveling photo exhibit titled 67 Women, 67 Counties: Facing Breast Cancer in Pennsylvania.


Magic Moment

In a game marred by imperfection, all Tim DiGiorgio had to do was be perfect to ensure Frankford High School’s biggest regular-season football victory in years.


Triple threat

Three is the magic number for Little Flower senior Courtney Weidner, who plays varsity soccer, basketball and lacrosse for the Sentinels.


Teeing is believing

It has been more than a year since Gordon Dunlop’s mother died of kidney cancer, but last week he felt her by his side once again. 


How’s her mind?

Linda Ann Weston has a court date related to the Tacony horror-house case. But Weston’s lawyer has doubts about the woman’s competency.


Appetizing debates at Meet the Candidates brunch

The Congregations of Shaare Shamayim men’s club held its annual “Meet the Candidates Brunch” on Sunday morning at the synagogue, 9768 Verree Road.


So many need help to brighten families’ holiday

The appeals that tug at the heart the most are those from elderly Northeast residents who are living alone, without much hope for a cheerful holiday.