Northeast Times

Story Archive February 01 2012

Nanny Nutter

In this week's edition of the Riverward Rant, columnist Joe Quigley looks at Mayor Michael Nutter and the government's ideas on taxing lifestyle choices.

Playing through the pain

Imire Taylor has been playing with three jammed fingers this season, but that hasn’t stopped him from leading the Pioneers in scoring.

For the Bambies, it’s hope and pray

St. Hubert High School has formally appealed its ordered shutdown in June. Now it’s up to the archdiocese to decide if a reprieve for the institution is warranted.

Bars - and plans to extend bar hours - debated at NLNA meeting

Neighbors discussed a City Council proposal that could see bar hours throughout Philadelphia extended to 3 a.m. in a move to raise funds for Philly schools.

Editorial: Hail to the chief

Tip your hat to Northeast Philadelphia’s very own Ronald D. Castille, chief justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, who made state history last week by casting the tie-breaking fourth vote to strike down the Legislative Reapportionment Commission’s ultrapolitical plan to recast boundary lines of the state’s 203 House seats and 50 Senate seats.

Letters to the Editor: February 1, 2012

Don’t forget the public schools’ problems