Northeast Times

Story Archive September 12 2012

Firefighters’ union files complaint for Buck Hosiery records

After April’s Buck Hosiery fire in Kensington, union Local 22 has filed a complaint against the city to obtain records from the night of the fire.

Philly’s got pizza on the brain

Fishtown's much-anticipated pizza restaurant and museum, Pizza Brain, opened last Friday to a hungry crowd.

Kensington co-op searches for a permanent home

The Kensington Community Food Co-op, which just hit 250 members this summer, is looking for a solid location. Its members recently toured Philly co-ops like the one it hopes to open soon in the Kensington area.

River Ward events for the week of September 12

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

Schwartz stresses importance of Medicare

“We will not let the Republicans end the guarantee of Medicare.” — U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz

Kicking cancer to the gutter

The Dude Hates Cancer fundraiser and annual bowling tournament - based on the film, “The Big Lebowski,” of course - hopes to raise $100,000 this year to benefit leukemia and lymphoma research. Bowlers will hit the lanes Saturday in Northern Liberties.