Northeast Times

Story Archive March 07 2012

City’s L&I chief is pleased to see her shadow

Little Flower Catholic High School student Brooke Nugent, 16, spent a day shadowing L&I chief Fran Burns. Nugent learned a lot.


Squilla visits ORCA to discuss clean and green plan

City councilman Mark Squilla (D-1st dist.) visited last week’s meeting of the Olde Richmond Civic Association to discuss his plans to help improve the neighborhood with the support of local residents.


Was local drug raid nothing but chicken scratch?

In this week's Riverward Rant, columnist Joe Quigley looks at the war on drugs (and the - possibly more winnable - war on cockfighting.)


Dunbar hopes to take the 177th

Democratic candidate for state representative, William Dunbar, makes his case in hopes of unseating longtime representative John Taylor (R-177th dist.).


Filmmaker focuses on cleaning up Kensington

Filmmaker Jamie Moffett has started the Kensington Renewal Initiative, a new program, through which he hopes to restore dilapidated properties and move drug dealers off corners throughout Kensington.


Editorial: Get off the phone!

A state law designed to crack down on DWS — driving while stupid — that goes into effect Thursday shows just how tone-deaf members of the Pennsylvania Legislature really are.


Letters to the Editor: March 7, 2012

Vandalism victim’s in a forgiving mood