Say it ain’t so, Joe
The powerful photo on the cover of this week’s Northeast Times was taken by veteran photographer Peter Tobia from the roof of his home in Queen Village. News outlets from as far away as London have used the image of the two firefighters huddled against the heat and flames as part of their coverage of the death of Philadelphia Fire Capt. Michael Goodwin. The image appeared first in The Inquirer and then was distributed via the Associated Press.
One has to think that Fire Capt. Michael Goodwin was looking down from above on the scene in front of his family’s home in Parkwood and smiling.
Thursday, April 11
At a Fishtown Neighbors Association-sponsored community meeting Monday night, neighbors came out to show their approval for the Wynn Philadelphia proposal on the Delaware River in Fishtown.
A Northeast man has been ordered to serve 12 years in federal prison for selling heroin, crack and other illicit drugs from a duplex in Academy Gardens.