Northeast Times

Story Archive August 22 2012






Windfall!

— State Rep. Ed Neilson says the Pennsylvania Treasury is holding $11 million in unclaimed property that belongs to people in his 169th district. This week, he's been reuniting constituents with their cash.


‘Kensington Strangler’ guilty, will serve three lifetimes

A Port Richmond mother of four was among Antonio Rodriguez’s three victims. For his crimes, he’ll spend the rest of his life in prison.


Foundation to manage 17 Catholic schools

The presidents of local Catholic high schools were reacting favorably to Tuesday’s announcement that an independent entity will take over management of the archdiocesan system.



Jon Runyan adds spice to clambake

U.S. Rep. Jon Runyan, a former Eagles offensive tackle, was the star attraction at Sunday’s 28th annual Republican City Committee Billy Meehan Clambake at Cannstatter’s. Runyan, a freshman who represents a South Jersey district, told the crowd that nobody 55 or older would be affected by the Medicare reform plan proposed by Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, the vice presidential running mate for Mitt Romney.