Northeast Times

Story Archive July 17 2013

Aging is changing

In the past, nursing homes have been modeled after hospitals, not homes. Throughout the Northeast, that concept is rapidly changing. 


Around town (July 17, 2013)

Goldman Sachs offering free program


Brotherly love

Stephen Pettit was born with a condition called Erb's palsy, which causes paralysis of the arm. It hasn't slowed him from becoming an ice hockey standout for Archbishop Ryan.


Calendar of Events (July 17, 2013)

Thursday, July 18


Casino Trips (July 17, 2013)

Gibbons Athletic Association July 21. Resorts. Package includes bus, games and refreshments on the bus, extra hour at the shore, dinner buffet and “Divas Do AC,” a celebrity impersonator show. Departure inf.: 215-722-8825, 215-674-3863. 


Celebrating 100 years

Income tax became law in 1913. Some good things happened 100 years ago, too.


Cottman Beverages is back in business

Cottman Beverages has been serving the Mayfair area, neighbors say, since the late 1960s, though there was a recent three-year hiatus.


Crime log (July 17, 2013)

June 17 through 30


Dad accused of leaving son in hot car at Parx

Bensalem police arrested a Northeast man who allegedly left his 18-month-old son unattended in a hot car parked outside Parx Casino on July 6.


DUI arrests increase over July 4th holiday

Philadelphia police locked up 66 motorists, including one off-duty cop, for driving while under the influence during the Independence Day period from July 3 to 8, while locally based Pennsylvania State Police arrested another 25 motorists for the same offense.