Northeast Times

Story Archive July 10 2013

A cool perspective

Fox Chase's Cindy Masiejczyk has some of her art on display at the Abington Art Center.

Dangerous swim spot claims another life

13-year-old Brandon Boyle drowned after swimming in Pennypack Creek with his younger brother and some friends. 

DUI arrest in Oxford Circle crash

A Lower Northeast woman was arrested on DUI charges after two children and two adults were injured in a Saturday night auto accident in Oxford Circle.

Eagle Scouts honored

Ali Shubbar, Douglas Caristo and Alec Smilowski are the newest Eagle Scouts from Boy Scout Troop 385.

Editorial: Erase this mess

If Forrest Gump were observing the latest mess involving Philadelphia public schools, he might sum it up this way: “Life is just a box of erasers.”

‘Every child deserves to be loved’

El Concilio, a River Wards-based family care service agency, hosts a quarterly panel for foster parents. The organization will soon expand even further, into Bridesburg.

Farmer’s market vouchers are now available to seniors

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging has begun distribution of Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program produce vouchers as part of  an annual program to encourage seniors to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables.

Freedom rings

Lawncrest celebrates: Neighborhood residents flocked to Rising Sun Avenue in the annual Lawncrest 4th of July parade on Thursday.

Hartzell bids farewell to the Ragdolls

After spending the past five years as head coach of the Archbishop Ryan girls basketball team, Jackie Hartzell has accepted a position at the University of the Sciences. 

Houseman Rec Center pays tribute to longtime leader

The Houseman Recreation Center-based Philly Tar Heels 16-and-under basketball team celebrated its city championship at a recent banquet and awards ceremony.