Northeast Times

Story Archive August 29 2012






Grassroots protest

— In Parkwood Manor, neighbors decry the loss of woods behind their homes to a parking lot. But a tour bus operator says he did everything 'by the book.'


Skating for an excellent adventure

Kids from River Wards PAL centers were among those competing last Friday for a skateboarder’s dream experience: a chance to work with pro skater and Philly native Chris Cole.




Port Richmond wants its park back

Neighbors living near Powers Park have complained the space is being taken over by teenagers who stir up trouble, trash the area and openly drink and use drugs. Now, locals are attempting to turn things around.