Northeast Times

Story Archive February 27 2013

‘Oldtimers’ honor three athletes

Two former NFL players and a veteran athlete, coach and umpire were honored two weeks ago at the Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association meeting at Randi’s Restaurant & Bar in Bustleton.


Lawncrest plans for July 4th

The Lawncrest Community Association last week welcomed Inspector Michael Cochrane, commander of the Northeast Police Division, and Carlton Williams, commissioner of the city Department of Licenses and Inspections. Officials from the 2nd Police District also attended the Feb. 19 meeting.


Local elementary schools topic of Burholme Civic meeting

Leaders of Kennedy C. Crossan Elementary School and Immanuel Lutheran School both consider their schools among Burholme’s best-kept secrets.


NE teen remembered as loyal friend, gifted student

Utah Izvuk had an endearingly sheepish way of greeting her best friend’s dad every time he came home and found the Rhawnhurst teen in his living room watching TV or in his kitchen devouring a light snack.


Toomey: Sequester could be good first step

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey last week told Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce members about three looming showdowns on Capitol Hill that he hopes will change the way Congress looks at spending.


Talking taxes

— 10,000 callers deluge City Hall over AVI


Property owners can appeal valuations

Every property owner who received a new assessment in the mail last week also got an explanation of how the number was calculated and how that new assessment can be appealed.


‘Oldtimers’ honor three athletes

Two former NFL players and a veteran athlete, coach and umpire were honored two weeks ago at the Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association meeting at Randi’s Restaurant & Bar in Bustleton.


College 101 — Step by step

— At Northeast High School, 31 seniors are getting extra help with college applications, thanks to a new program that is being offered in collaboration with Philadelphia Futures.