Northeast Times

Story Archive September 21 2011

The mayor’s feeling peachy

Dave Fahnestock grew the peaches, but it was the pols who got the applause last week.


Happy school daze

Expanding the Frankford Friends School has been talked about for a while. Zoning variances had to be granted; support had to be gained; financing had to be secured. Not small things, but they needed to be accomplished.


Honoring a hero

In the mid-1960s, Mike Lutz and David Sampson were partners in the 3rd Police District.


Editorial: Sour grapes

Republicans just can’t get over the fact that a rookie U.S. senator with no executive experience but tons of charisma cleaned the clock of a Vietnam War hero and veteran U.S. senator a quarter-century his senior to become the leader of the free world.


Letters to the editor September 22, 2011 edition

Put drug clinic next to Schwartz’s office



The mayor’s feeling peachy

His push for Philadelphians to eat food that’s good for them brings him to a farmers market in Frankford.


Laughter is the best medicine

Holmesburg resident Tim Grill has no problem joking about his battle with spina bifida. In fact, that’s just the beginning of his comedy routine.


Versatility makes McDonald a busy performer

Singer/actress/multi-award winner Audra McDonald said she knew from the time she was 9 years old that show business was for her.


Building a foundation

Senior quarterback Stephane Smith is the first four-year varsity starter in Samuel Fels football history.