Northeast Times

Story Archive November 07 2012

Fishtown on the small screen

Would a reality show, though it’s not a sure thing, celebrate Fishtown, or exploit it?

Standing up in the fight against cancer

— Pam Cromwell has become a leading voice in the fight against cancer. She took part in a star-studded telethon in Los Angeles.

Warm hearts and helping hands

— A fallen fireman's colleagues join forces to spruce up the home of his widow.

Storm surge easily could have hit here

Hurricane Sandy spared Philadelphia from the worst of its devastating fury.


The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has dropped its high-winds advisory for the Greater Philadelphia area as wet snow continues to fall.

Become a part of Adaire’s foundation

Alexander Adaire School is raising funds for a playground, picnic area and garden by selling actual pieces of the school to students, alumni and businesses.

Local author explores colorful history of NoLibs

A local historian has published a history of Northern Liberties, exploring the neighborhood's roots back to the days of William Penn.

River Ward events for the week of November 7

Stay on top of all the events happening in your community with our “Around the Neighborhoods” guide.

New ATV law may put riders on the skids

Bill No. 120725, which was passed by City Council Oct. 25, will allow police to confiscate and destroy all-terrain vehicles, and hit owners with up to $2,000 in fines.