Northeast Times

Story Archive December 19 2012

Fire! Emergency on board

A fire has erupted in space.


Guardian angels swoop in for kids

About two decades ago, Tom Kutchner and three friends had a discussion about giving back to the less fortunate during the Christmas season.


Fly like an Eagle

For most of last Thursday’s first half against Freire Charter, the George Washington boys basketball team resembled a twisted, disjointed mess.


Fly like an Eagle

— Kendale Truitt is finally realizing what it takes to be a leader for the G.W. hoops team and younger brother, Devante.


Full circle: Bradby returns to where it all started

Mike Bradby vividly remembers the day during the 1985 Archbishop Ryan soccer season when he went into George Todt’s office and told his coach that he wanted his job someday.


2012: The Year in Review

Archdiocese plans to close five high schools, 45 elementary schools; St. Laurentius and St. George appeal, remain openIn early January, the Catholic Archdiocese called for the closing of five high schools and 45 elementary schools throughout the city. Representatives from St. Laurentius and St. George schools, both in the River Wards, vowed to appeal the decision.


Not your average walk in the park

— Russo Park has undergone more than $576,000 in renovations and is now once again open to the public.


Teva backs out of Red Lion center

— Plans for a big distribution center at the site are halted as new top management reviews company strategy.


Top cops on the block

— New bosses take the helm in three police commands in the Northeast. They know their turf.


O’Neill discusses tax overhaul at civic meeting

Ready or not, Philadelphia is going to get a complete property tax overhaul, so homeowners should prepare themselves to fight for affordable tax bills, according to City Councilman Brian O’Neill.