Northeast Times

Story Archive August 21 2013

All the Wright stuff

Former Washington baseball star is bound for the Hill School with hopes of ultimately ending up at West Point.  


An ‘amazing group of parents and friends’

 The By My Side playgroup in Fishtown gives kids a chance to let loose through play, while giving parents a chance to find support in one another. 


Around town: August 21, 2013

Thrill show tickets on sale now


Calendar of Events: August 21, 2013

Thursday, August 22


Casino trips: August 21, 2013

Seniors on the Go 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.


City cleans up large Bustleton property

A Bustleton property that’s often been in the news recently got a cut and a trim from the city. 


City mailing property assessment reviews

Homeowners who asked the city to lower their new property assessments should start checking their mailboxes and calendars.


City mailing property assessment reviews

Homeowners who asked the city to lower their new property assessments should start checking their mailboxes and calendars.


City to pay firefighters, continue appeal

Even as City Hall and Philadelphia’s firefighters union embarked on new contract arbitration last week, Mayor Michael Nutter yielded ground in his administration’s prolonged legal war with firefighters over their recently expired 2009 contract.


Clydesdales parade coming to Mayfair

The public is welcome to watch the Budweiser Clydesdales parade along Frankford Avenue next Wednesday night. The parade is set to begin at 6 p.m. on Aug. 28 outside the newly opened Cottman Beverage, at 7544 Frankford Ave. The Clydesdales will trot south on the avenue and are expected to arrive at Mayfair Beverage, at 6500 Frankford Ave., at 7:45 p.m.