Northeast Times

Story Archive October 24 2012

Port Richmond vs. breast cancer

The Ladies of Port Richmond are working hard to raise money to help local hospitals during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. What they hope to do next is expand beyond the namesake neighborhood.


And they all fall down

The vacant Henry F. Ortlieb Brewery buildings in Northern Liberties could be demolished at any time beginning today, but exactly when is unclear. Ortlieb’s is among the last industrial landmarks in the neighborhood. What’s to come after the dust settles?




It’s almost election time: meet your local candidates!

Here's what you need to know about the names you'll see on the ballot Nov. 6.


River Wards news at-a-glance

Arrest made in connection to Buck Hosiery blaze



Halloween events

Check out our spooky calendar of Halloween events in the River Wards for revelers of all ages!


River Ward events for the week of October 24

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