Northeast Times

Story Archive December 11 2013

Solomon makes House candidacy official

Jared Solomon said he is running for the state legislature, in part, to improve the look of the Castor, Bustleton and Rising Sun avenue commercial corridors.

S. Philly man shot, dumped in Rhawnhurst

A South Philly man was shot late Sunday in Southwest Philadelphia and driven to Rhawnhurst, where he was dumped and shot again.

Stay safe in the winter

Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers urges all Philadelphians to practice important safety tips during the impending winter and to be more vigilant with their fire safety efforts and awareness.

Tips: avoid getting scammed this holiday season

Experts weigh in to offer advice on staying safe during the holidays. 

Trips: December 11, 2013

NEW BEGINNING CHURCH OF PHILADELPHIA Dec. 14. Woodbury Commons Senior Outlets, Central Valley, N.Y. $50. Bus leaves from 4200 Roosevelt Blvd. 888-530-1999, Ext 3.

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey visits Wesley Enhanced Living for 125th anniversary

Wesley Enhanced Living, a nonprofit, faith-based organization that owns and manages multiple continuing care retirement communities in southeastern Pennsylvania, last week celebrated 125 years of serving residents.

Washington Crossing Historical Park to hold annual reenacment on Christmas Day

There are few portraits in the lexicon of American art that are as easily recognized as Washington Crossing the Delaware by Emanuel Leutze. The iconic painting presents a triumphant and proud George Washington and 12 other men in a rowboat crossing an ice-strewn Delaware River on Christmas night in 1776. Leutze’s painting dates to 1851, more than 7 decades after the actual crossing at McConkey’s Ferry in Upper Makefield Township.

“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. 

Wrestling has a hold on Morrell Park native

Steve O’Neill has always been a huge fan of professional wrestling.