Northeast Times

Story Archive August 28 2013

Ryan armed with experience

No longer the down-in-the-dumps team from the past, the Raiders appear poised for a promising 2013. 

Frankford’s finest

Facing the loss of star quarterback Tim DiGiorgio as well as declining numbers, Frankford faces questions heading into the season. Luckily for the 2012 Public League champs, head coach Will Doggett is still running the show.

Game on

Here's a look at the other five area football teams on the eve of the 2013 season.

Returning to her roots

Former principal and president of St. Hubert, Joanne Walls is now back with the Bambies.  

Labor of love

Rhonda Fink-Whitman felt a special obligation when she began writing 94 Maidens, a novel inspired by actual events during the Holocaust.

Giving from one neighborhood to another

The Portside Arts Center in Port Richmond recently received a $500 donation from Northern Liberties’ Hyperion Bank for the center’s summer arts camp experience. 

LAST CHANCE: Vote for the Best of the River Wards 2013!

You only have a few more days to vote for the best people, places and businesses in your neighborhood.

Fire displaces Green Street residents

Several Northern Liberties neighbors were displaced this past Sunday evening when a fire swept through 429 Green St. There were no injuries reported.

Blighted wall collapses; neighbors hope for action

After a vacant building in Northern Liberties partially collapsed on Aug. 16, the city seeks to compel the owner to have it demolished. 

Public notice: A letter from State Rep. John Taylor Re: 2121 Wheatsheaf Lane

The Rep. says he cannot support a proposal for a re-entry “halfway house” facility on the outskirts of Port Richmond.