Northeast Times

Story Archive October 17 2012



Furniture store’s zoning denial was supported by 28 signatures

The owner of a new vintage shop near the Mid-Century Furniture Warehouse, which was recently denied a zoning variance, says a petition against the store was signed by 28 residents, and that she personally supported the Warehouse.


Span of the centuries

— Cows, wagons, oxen and sheep, and other good stuff, have graced what is believed to be America's oldest roadway bridge, in Holmesburg.


Rep. John Taylor’s Seniors Expo: still going strong after 23 years

Over 400 locals visited Rep. Taylor's annual senior expo last week for medical information, legal advice and more. Longtime organizer Natalie Dillon, who is retiring, was also celebrated.






Kensington activist makes bid to turn the White House ‘green’

Cheri Honkala, a West Kensington mom and long-time anti-poverty activist, is the Green Party's candidate for vice president and on the ballot in 48 states. But third-party candidates are shut out of the debates due to what she called an unfair system.