Northeast Times

Story Archive December 11 2013

Police paying close attention to neigborhood nuisances

Authorities are cracking down on a few properties that have become neighborhood nuisances, said Pete Specos, the Frankford Civic Association’s president.

Eye doctor has seen changes

Ophthalmologist Dr. John Siliquini Sr. can recall cataract surgery that required large incisions.

Bustleton builders seek community support Dec. 18

Local builders will be back before members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League next week with revised plans for two new homes on the 9600 block of Evans Street.

Rally for schools Dec. 12

There will be an anti-school spending cuts rally at 3:45 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at Bustleton and Cottman avenues.

Casino Trips: December 11, 2013

TLA Feasterville Dec. 31. Includes New Year’s Gala, restaurant and show. Reserve by Dec. 21. Inf. 215-598-3227.

Fairy tales at the Fish

The Walking Fish is bringing actors — including very young ones — from NoLibs, Fishtown and Port Richmond together to perform just in time for the holidays.      

“When it comes to animals, she’s not selfish at all”

At just 9 years old, Bridesburg resident Ariana Candelarina has been collecting donations for the Pennsylvania SPCA to ensure that all animals are taken care of this holiday season. 

Following Jackie’s Way

The Bridesburg community will dedicate next week an entire block to the woman who is a neighborhood icon.

Neighborhood news in brief for the week of Dec. 11

A drug bust and armed robbery in Fishtown; 26th District crime report, and a new publication from Head & the Hand Press. 

Anthony’s Cafe’s annual “Adopt-a-Family” for the holidays

Anthony’s Cafe, 319 E. Girard Ave., has selected Priscilla Stevenson and her family to be this year’s sponsored Christmas family.