Northeast Times

Story Archive February 22 2012


By the grace of God…

Appeals from St. Laurentius Elementary School in Fishtown and St. George Elementary in Port Richmond were granted last week. The schools will remain open.



Baking with your favorite brews

This week's Think Beer…Drink Beer looks at using beers as an ingredient in baking.


He’s the Boss

You might say Bruce Springsteen embodies rock’s American Dream. His mementos, keepsakes and a few trappings of fame now compose a pop culture exhibit at the National Constitution Center that is devoted to everything Bruce.


Witnesses recount Panas slaying at trial

“Frank Tepper murdered Billy Panas. He had his entire life ahead of him. Don’t let anybody tell you that he deserved it.” — Assistant District Attorney Michael Barry


It’s a pierogi party!

Pierogi Week kicks off at the Green Rock Tavern, 2546 E. Lehigh Ave., on Feb. 26.


I’m staying home on St. Patty’s Day (You should too)

Riverward Rant - Columnist Joe Quigley explains why St. Patrick's Day - a common holiday for celebrating with alcohol - is a day he'd rather spend at home.


Editorial: Look out!!

It should come as no great shock that a shockingly high percentage of Northeast residents surveyed  for a recent poll by Pew Charitable Trusts think Philadelphia has changed for the worse in the last five years.


Fishtown soprano sings her tune in Ava opera

The Academy of Vocal Arts presents “Pelleas et Melisande” by Debussy featuring Fishtowner Chloe Moore.