Northeast Times

Story Archive August 08 2012

In this club, they are all winners

Hailing from across the globe, thirteen winners of a Boys & Girls Club contest visited the Bridesburg Boys & Girls Club last week. What did they all have in common? Their love for the organization itself.


It's unity that makes a safe community

Star Managing Editor Mikala Jamison shares her thoughts on neighborhood safety.


Bringing back that ‘old school’ support

After promising throughout his campaign to be accessible and involved in the River Ward communities, City Councilman Mark Squilla (D-1st dist.) shows he means to keep his promise.


‘Still hope’ for Jones Middle School students

John Paul Jones Middle School has suffered low test scores, spotty teacher attendance and unsafe conditions for years. Now it’s being transformed into the Memphis Street Academy Charter School, and many are excited about the future.


Former priest at Bridesburg church charged with sexual assault of boy, 10

The Rev. Andrew McCormick, a former pastor of St. John Cantius Church in Bridesburg, has been charged with the sexual assault of a young boy.


Sweet success

Little Baby’s Ice Cream is expanding. Now, Fishtown residents can enjoy their favorite tasty treats closer to home.


Meet the prez

— The new head of the class at the all-girls St. Hubert is unlike any of the others who served before.