Northeast Times

Story Archive July 10 2013

Bustleton home infested with dead cats, rats, fleas

PSPCA workers were back in Bustleton on Monday to search for cats believed to be  hiding in a decrepit, vermin-infested home.


Methadone clinic opponents to hold public meeting

Opponents of a proposed methadone clinic at Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street in Holmesburg will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, July 16, at 6 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln High School.


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.


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.”


Letters to the Editor (July 10, 2013)

Gov. Corbett tries to pull a fast one on seniors


Parishioners at St. Joachim file appeal to reopen

Former parishioners at St. Joachim Roman Catholic Church last week formally filed an appeal to reopen the recently closed parish.


Ryan High School names new principal

The Archdiocesan Office of Catholic Education last week announced the appointment of Jim Meredith as principal of Archbishop Ryan High School.


NE schools fare well in inventory check

Every year, the city controller does a random check of equipment inventories and petty cash accounts at city schools, and every year, finds that stuff is missing.


Eagle Scouts honored

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


Town hall meeting is rescheduled for July 16

Terry Tracy, the Republican candidate for city controller, has rescheduled his town hall meeting for Tuesday, July 16, at 7:15 p.m. at Holmesburg Recreation Center, at Rhawn and Ditman streets.