Northeast Times

Story Archive November 09 2012

Former operator of T&T bar in Frankford sentenced to prison

Shamus Armsted of West Philadelphia formerly ran the old T&T bar at Margaret and Hawthorne streets. He was convicted in June of aggravated assault and reckless endangerment in connection with the shooting of two people who were protesting outside his bar. Armsted was sentenced Wednesday to seven to 20 years in prison.


Tips on avoiding scam artists following Hurricane Sandy

The Internal Revenue Service warns residents to be careful of those who will try to get them to donate to phony charities or give up personal identification.