Northeast Times

Story Archive December 18 2013

Toddler dies in three-story fall in Frankford

An unsupervised toddler fell to his death from a third-story window in Frankford on Sunday.


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‘We need tax fairness’

We need tax fairness to ensure that tax deadbeats pay what they owe, and homeowners do not receive yearly property tax hikes. More than a year ago, we gathered with neighbors in Tacony to push for tax fairness and we went to work in the General Assembly. Recently, two bills were passed in Harrisburg to improve tax fairness and help hard-working homeowners in Northeast Philadelphia.


Winterize your driving strategy

Winter begins this Saturday, and that means only one thing.


A work in progress

It’s no secret that high school athletics are cyclical in nature.


Your cough can indicate a variety of things

As a family medicine specialist, this is a question I am frequently asked. A cough is an involuntary reflex that comes from our brain when our brain senses that we need to clear out our airway (the tube that leads from our mouth to our lungs). But still, why? This can be one of many reasons. 


Youth football coach faces additional charges

The District Attorney’s office filed new child sex abuse charges on Tuesday against a youth football coach who previously was arrested last month on allegations he raped two boys.