Northeast Times

Story Archive September 14 2011

Northeast High basketball coach drowns

“It’s bad for all the teams, the teachers and students. We’re all devastated. This is a big loss for Northeast.” —NEHS athletic director Chris Riley


Local ladies look competitive on the pitch

The lovely ladies of Northeast Philadelphia have once again stormed the soccer field, and it looks like any one of the four local squads could be solid contenders for the championship this season. 


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.


A day of remembrance

Lt. Francis “Buddy” Werner was among 19 members of the Philadelphia Fire Department’s Rescue 1 who dispatched to New York on the morning of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center.


Mater Dolorosa: A century of history

“That’s special, to keep it going a hundred years.” — Rev. John J. Large


Plenty of political flavor at Republican clambake

Texas Gov. Rick Perry might be leading the national polls for the Republican presidential nomination, but former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney appears to have pretty good support in Philadelphia.


City Council’s new boundaries are taking shape

All indications are that City Councilman Brian O’Neill will be getting the short end of the stick in Council’s increasingly controversial redistricting process.


Celebrate 20 years of Tacony history this Saturday

Organizers believe the annual Tacony History Day festivities are special every year, but especially this year.


Modena Park man avoids additional jail time in stalker case

Batman’s leotards must be made of Teflon, because nothing seems to stick to the Northeast Philly guy who often likes to dress up as the caped crusader.


No court appearance for Bevilacqua, for now

There was a good chance that Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua wouldn’t be in court last week.