Northeast Times

Story Archive December 18 2013

Detectives name Northeast’s most wanted

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast:


Donations are needed for Smylie Community Fund

Christmas is just a week away, and stores are going to be especially crowded these next few days as folks try to find just the right gifts for loved ones.


Don’t toss that bottle in the street, “Feed the Fish”

The Fishtown Neighborhood Association's “Feed the Fish” program, a fun way to address the littering in the neighborhood, is set to launch in early 2014.


Family seeks help in finding missing man

The family of William Schwenger is asking the public for help in finding the missing 61-year-old Delaware County man.


Former city controller endorses Margolies

Former City Controller Jonathan Saidel last week endorsed Marjorie Margolies in the Democratic primary in the 13th Congressional District.


The gift of life

Bennett Pellegrino has spent the first six-plus months of his life confined to a hospital. Thanks to the generosity and selflessness of a few Holy Family University students, he will have more friends than most when he comes home soon for the first time.


Holiday activity idea: explore life and death in Pompeii

The Franklin Institute's One Day in Pompeii exhibit invites visitors to immerse themselves in the culture of a fabled ancient Roman city.


Holiday Pops at the Kimmel Center

Her singing first drew attention when she was just a little girl at the Baptist church where her grandfather was the minister.


Wreaths across Palmer

Dec. 14 is “National Wreaths Across America Day,” which honors those who serve by laying wreaths on graves. Fishtown’s Palmer Cemetery participated for the first time this year.


Judge’s Hansen wraps up All-American season

Considering how well the Father Judge soccer season went in 2013, it’s no surprise that Joey Hansen has been able to add a few suffixes to his name.