Northeast Times

Story Archive December 12 2012

Bootleggers and booze

David Eisner recently stepped down as president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, but he believes the center has a bright future with exhibitions such as American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition.


‘Secret Santa’ lives on as family carries on tradition

Harry Bodkin spent a decade playing a “Secret Santa” while he lived at Evangelical Manor, now Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack.


Ryan Ragdolls lead the Catholic school pack

At the start of the season, expectations are running high in the girls’ parochial basketball leagues in Northeast Philly.


Hit the Hardwood

After a thrilling fall sports season that saw four Northeast-area teams win league soccer and football championships, it’s time to trade in the cleats and outdoor fields for high-tops and basketball gyms.


Warminster mom fights for methadone legislation

Marti Hottenstein was naturally despondent back on Oct. 22, 2006, when she found her 24-year-old son Karl’s lifeless body on the floor of his apartment.


Food, glorious food!

— Taste the world in Northeast Philly, where culinary delights offer something for everybody.


Excitement abound for girls Public League hoops

Just like always, it will be another busy season in the Public League. Lincoln, Frankford, Franklin Towne Charter, George Washington, Northeast and Samuel Fels will all be looking to make an impact within their respective divisions, and all of these teams hope to build and improve on their seasons from a year ago.


Frankford Ave. methadone clinic awaits ruling

Both sides of the controversial methadone clinic planned for Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street now await a ruling from Common Pleas Court Judge Idee C. Fox.


Police probe three separate shootings

Officers investigating a report of a person with a gun near the 500 block of Cheltenham Ave. Saturday night found a 14-year-old girl shot once in a leg and once in her chest behind a home on the 500 block of Rosalie St.


Lawncrest Civic plans Dec. 18 holiday party

The Lawncrest Community Association will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at St. William parish hall, at Argyle and Robbins streets.