Northeast Times

Story Archive September 19 2012


Batman to the rescue

— The Caped Crusader recently visited Vista Street to spend some time with a boy wonder.


Arts and crafts for all at Lehigh Ave. Arts Festival

The Lehigh Ave. Arts Festival, now in its fifth year, raised $5,000 for art scholarships for local kids last weekend.



Port Rich. pizza cook charged in phone hoax

Kenneth W. Smith Jr., who worked at 3 Brothers Pizza on Ontario St., could face up to 15 years in prison.


In brief: back-and-forth over Finnigan's balconies

City Council shot down Mayor Nutter's veto on Finnigan's Wake's plans to build balconies over the bar on Spring Garden Street. That might not be the end of the discussion, though.


Pets of the Week: Sept. 19, 2012

Peyton’s place is in your home


Victory blooms in the River Wards

Spring might be long gone, but some local gardeners work to make it last.


Author remembers Depression-era Fishtown

Joseph O. McLaughlin has written a book, “The Die is Cast,” that recalls life in Fishtown decades ago.


Candidate Freed visits River Wards

State Rep. John Taylor (R-177th dist.) brought attorney general candidate David Freed to the Aramingo Diner in Port Richmond on Sept. 12 to meet with locals.