Northeast Times

Story Archive January 16 2013

Miller, Broaster lead epic comeback for Fels

Kristina Miller said she was nervous. Her coach said she was under the weather.


Turbeville takes flight after transfer to Frankford

Denzel Turbeville hasn’t been at Frankford High School for very long, but it’s safe to say the two-sport star has had no trouble fitting into his new surroundings.


Talking the terrible ‘T’

— Assessed value, actual value, market value. Property taxes have you confused? Join the crowd …


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:


Kensington property owner: ‘you’re taking away my future’

One East Kensington businessman is among those who own property recently seized by the city through through eminent domain, a legal yet seemingly controversial government power. Now, he’s central to a conversation about city residents’ rights and the rights of the city itself, not to mention blight elimination in the neighborhood.


Just another blighted building?

Port Richmond’s former Nativity B.V.M. School has been vacant for more than three years, and has become a target of theft and vandalism. And while a community-championed plan to convert it to senior housing is tied up in court, neighbors wonder what will come next.


Witness in priest sex-abuse trial: I was molested

A 24-year-old former Northeast Philadelphia resident on Tuesday pointed to the two men he said molested him when he was 10 and 11 years old and said that abuse changed him and changed his life.



Soaring Eagles


O’Donnell’s Towne

— In almost a decade at Franklin Towne Charter, Brianna O’Donnell has brought with her a winner’s mentality.