Northeast Times

Story Archive December 04 2013

DA talks bullying with students

Philadelphia’s district attorney went back to school this week to teach a lesson about bullying.


Disney throwback Frozen will warm your heart

I imagine that if Cinderella were in 3D and made with CGI, it’d look a lot like Frozen. New technology aside, Frozen is a throwback to classic Disney. It’s more of the story and the ample amount of singing that make Frozen feel like the old Disney movies that are near and dear to many people’s hearts.


Donations are needed for Smylie Community Fund

Thanksgiving is over, and the Christmas shopping season is in full gear.


Down to the bitter end

Scoreless through four full quarters, it almost seemed appropriate that the newest chapter of the ancient Northeast-Central Thanksgiving rivalry would be decided, in part, by a coin toss. 


Driver sentenced in accident that killed cop

The drunken driver who struck and killed Philadelphia Highway Patrol Officer Brian Lorenzo while traveling in the wrong direction on Interstate 95 16 months ago has been ordered to spend the next 10 to 20 years in prison.


Editorial: Let’s talk about a smoke-free state

Five years ago, Pennsylvania legislators passed the Clean Indoor Air Act, which eliminated smoking in some, but not all, indoor workplaces.


ENTER TO WIN: Star’s holiday home decorating contest!

If you've got seaonal spirit lighting up your street, enter for a chance to take the title of “Best Decorated House” for the holidays. 


Frankford enjoys Thanksgiving feast over Fels

Like his senior teammates, Rene Herrera was hoping to finish his career with a state championship.


Historical Society will host social

The Historical Society of Frankford will host its annual Winter Holiday Social along with the program Fighting Fire in Frankford on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at The Center for Northeast Philadelphia History, 1507 Orthodox St.


How to protect yourself from property tax bill hikes

City Council President Darrell L. Clarke is urging longtime owner-occupants to check their eligibility and apply for relief designed to protect them against property tax bill hikes driven by dramatic increases in surrounding property values.