Northeast Times

Story Archive August 21 2013

Mater Dolorosa Church to reopen for special Mass next month

Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church will reopen for a special Mass next month.

Mayfair Town Watch needs new members

Mayfair Town Watch is seeking new members, who will be trained by the city’s Town Watch Integrated Services. For more information, call 215-435-2506, visit, check out the Mayfair Town Watch page on Facebook or email ••

Oldtimers honor pair during recent luncheon

The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association, a group of former athletes and officials, last week honored two people with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.

One fatality in violent crash on I-95

A violent high-speed crash on Interstate 95 killed one Philadelphia woman and injured four others on Friday morning.

Outside fish-drying is not illegal

Is it legal in Philadelphia to hang up meat or fish to dry outside a house? 

Parkwood Farmers’ Market is Aug. 24

Eight vendors will be participating in the Parkwood Farmers’ Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Third Reformed Presbyterian Church, 3024 Byberry Road.

Pets of the Week: August 21, 2013

After terrible past, Ariel needs a new start 

Police seek info in ‘vicious’ Somerton slaying

A Northeast teen suffered what the city’s top homicide investigator has called a “very, very brutal and very, very personal” shooting death at a Somerton construction site early Monday.

Police seek suspect in ATM robberies

An alleged burglar who has appeared on Northeast Detectives’ last two monthly Most Wanted lists has been linked to nine additional break-ins at bank ATMs throughout the city this summer.

Port Richmond man who stabbed retired officer is arrested

31-year-old Joseph Fitzgerald, from the 3300 block of Belgrade Street, was arrested Tuesday for the crime.