Northeast Times

Story Archive April 03 2013

Northeast radio host dies at 71

Marvin Barrish, who hosted a political show on various radio shows since 2007, died last week. He was 71.

Crime log (April 3, 2012)

March 11 through 24

21,600 homeowners request AVI reviews

If you don’t like the new assessment you recently got from the city, you’re not alone. 

Civic group discusses dangers on Holme Avenue

Those who think that dangerous drivers are a growing problem along Holme Avenue are mistaken.

Bustleton votes on zoning

Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League on March 27 voted to support one zoning variance request, but shot down another.

Security camera grants are an option in Millbrook

Millbrook Civic Association Treasurer Maryanne Benner told members last week that businesses or owners of properties within neighborhood commercial corridors could get grants to set up security cameras if they agree to make their systems accessible to Philadelphia police.

SWAT team members visit 7th PDAC meeting

Some Northeast residents got an up-close and personal look at the city’s SWAT team, but without the riot gear.

2nd PDAC honors Officers of the Month at recent meetings

During their meetings in March and February, members of the 2nd Police District Advisory Council honored several officers.

What a mom can learn from her daughters

We are standing in a dressing room staring at the mirror. The object under scrutiny is a pair of jeans — expensive jeans. 

Free tax assistance is available for seniors

Free tax-preparation assistance is available for senior citizens and moderate-to-low-income people at the Mayor’s Office of Community Services site at 2049 Cottman Ave. in Rhawnhurst.