Northeast Times

Story Archive August 14 2013

Around town: August 14, 2013

Library exploring Joyce’s Ulysses


Bustleton league wins zoning decision appeal

A judge has told the city’s zoning board to rethink a decision that allows a dental-implant manufacturing business to temporarily operate out of a Haldeman Avenue residence.


Calendar of Events: August 14, 2013

Thursday, August 15


Margolies celebrates vote that cost her 13th’s seat

Marjorie Margolies, a Democratic candidate in next year’s 13th Congressional District race, last week released a video on the 20th anniversary of her vote for President Bill Clinton’s economic plan.


Casino Trips: August 14, 2013

Seniors on the Go Aug. 21, Sept. 5 and Sept. 18. Showboat. $25, includes slot play. Bus leaves from Hellerman and Walkers streets at 9:30 a.m. 215-744-4391.


Council president talks AVI with Fishtown

City Council President Darrell Clarke recently stopped in Fishtown to address homeowner's concerns about the city's Actual Value Initiative.


O’Neill: ‘A leg up’ on removing dam hazard

Councilman details plan that would cut channel in Pennypack Creek dam and eliminate swimming hole just above the dam.


Editorial: Take this tax break

City residents who live in their own homes have only one month left to file for a Homestead Exemption. What is a big mystery is that tens of thousands of homeowners who are eligible for this significant tax break have failed to apply for it.


Highway dedicated to fallen heroes

Public officials, led by state Sen. Mike Stack, re-dedicated a 12-mile stretch of I-95 in memory of two fallen Philadelphia police officers.


Living the dream

Leigh Ann Costanzo, a former softball player at St. Hubert and Holy Family, has spent time on a different field the last two years as a Phillies ball girl at Citizens Bank Park.