Northeast Times

Story Archive September 07 2011

Letters to the editor September 8, 2011 edition

Fly the flag to remember 9/11


Police think bank robber made a second call

Before the rain started on Aug. 27, a robber swept into the Vist Bank on the 8000 block of Verree Road and was in the pre-Irene wind with more than 12 grand a few minutes later.


3 suspects sought in man’s slaying

Philadelphia police are trying to identify three men involved in the fatal shooting of a Wissinoming man on Aug. 30.


Pedestrian killed by hit-run driver

The driver of a car involved in a fatal hit-and-run in Tacony on Aug. 27 remains at large as Philadelphia police try to identify him.


Cops want man for questioning in shooting

Philadelphia police are searching for a man nicknamed “Smurf” in connection with the shooting of a man Friday night in Upper Holmesburg.


Bystander injured by O.C. gunfire

Gunfire between two men on an Oxford Circle street critically wounded a teenage bystander on Aug. 30, Philadelphia police say.


Boulevard water-main break at Welsh Road throws motorists a curve

A major water main break forced the closure of all six inner lanes of Roosevelt Boulevard at Welsh Road on Sunday. Traffic restrictions there could remain in place for two weeks, Philadelphia Water Department officials say.


Former CLIP employees go on trial on Monday

Five former city workers accused of ransacking homes are scheduled to go on trial on Monday.


Drug-clinic plan blasted at zoning hearing

A combative attorney and about 130 concerned neighbors made for a raucous Zoning Board of Adjustment hearing last week about a proposed methadone clinic at 7900 Frankford Ave.


Bevilacqua court appearance up in the air

A cardinal is due in court. Maybe.