Northeast Times

Story Archive November 14 2012

‘Port Richmond is making a comeback’

As River Ward neighborhoods like Fishtown and Northern Liberties have become home to many new and unique businesses and events, Port Richmond is following suit along the Richmond Street corridor.


Big changes in Northeast’s police units

Monday was move-in day at the Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Division headquarters in Mayfair as new commanders took over the division’s three highest-ranking patrol positions.


Heroin bust in Burholme

Philadelphia narcotics officers arrested five people and allegedly seized more than $175,000 worth of heroin in a raid on a Burholme house on Nov. 6.


Requests keep rolling in, so do the checks

Even though the temperature was in the 70s over the weekend, I pulled out my recipe box and began thinking about what to serve my family on Thanksgiving Day.


Crime log (November 14, 2012)

Oct. 8 through 21


Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade this Sunday

The Mayfair Business Association will present the 36th annual Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade, which will kick off at noon this Sunday at Frankford Avenue and Rhawn Street.


A day to remember

The Lawncrest Community Association celebrated Veterans Day on Sunday morning with a ceremony in the grove at Lawncrest Recreation Center.


Two killed in DUI crash in Castor Gardens

A Mayfair man is behind bars after his drunken driving allegedly caused a crash that claimed the lives of two people early Tuesday morning.


Police use GPS device hidden in pill bottle to track drug thieves

Philadelphia police say they may have captured the gunmen responsible for more than a dozen robberies of area pharmacies since last December.


NE Center heads to auction

The Northeast Community Center on Holme Avenue was scheduled for a sheriff’s sale on Tuesday, according to its executive director, Stan Cohen.