Northeast Times

Story Archive September 21 2011

Sibling rivalry

It was a family affair Saturday afternoon as Archbishop Ryan High School visited St. Basil Academy in a non-league varsity soccer game.


Ex-CLIP workers to do prison time

Laborers with the city cleanup program used it to evict homeowners under bogus pretenses and steal their possessions. Nine of them admitted their roles.


Senate leader wants to divide Pa.’s presidential vote

A couple of local Democratic state lawmakers are blasting a Senate Republican proposal that could harm the re-election campaign of President Barack Obama.


Perzel gets the boot from Holy Family’s education center

In the wake of former Pennsylvania House Speaker John Perzel’s guilty plea, Holy Family University has removed his name from one of its prominent buildings.


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:


NE’s fake ‘Batman’ is behind bars

Six days after skipping out of a Brooklyn courtroom with a slap on the wrist, Northeast Philadelphia’s most infamous Batman impersonator found himself once again behind bars locally.


Strike over, Catholic schools back in action

Students at the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s 17 high schools were back in classrooms on Tuesday, one day after teachers voted overwhelmingly to accept terms of a new three-year contract.


Honoring a hero

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


Frankford Parks Group strives for non-profit status

The Frankford Parks Group, whose members are dedicated to improving and maintaining the neighborhood’s small parks, is trying to get non-profit status with the state, said Kimberly Washington, president.


Proud and heartbroken

That’s how it is for the parents of firefighter Jack Slivinski Jr., who took his own life after a flap that arose after he posed for a calendar that benefits firefighters’ widows.