Northeast Times

Story Archive March 14 2012

Port Richmond native’s film ‘Swooped’ to screen at the Troc

Port Richmond native Shaun Costello, and his partner, Joe Gariffo, will hold a local premiere of their award-winning film, Swooped, this Sunday at the Trocadero Theater.


Nutter visits ‘Needle Park’ to announce the fifth annual Spring Cleanup

Mayor Michael Nutter visited Kensington’s McPherson Square last week to announce this year’s upcoming Philly Spring CleanUp.


Fishtown lead levels may require precautions

High levels of lead have been found in the soil around the old Anzon plant in Fishtown. EPA and government officials say some precautions could be helpful.


Taking back the block

To combat crime and address local issues, residents form the organization Somerset Neighbors for Better Living.