Northeast Times

Story Archive July 17 2013

Pets of the Week (July 17, 2013)

Sossa needs a home

The girl next door

A few months ago, Torresdale native Val Keil was tending bar in Northeast Philly. Now, she's Playboy's Miss August 2013.

Aging is changing

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

‘Times are changing’ in Port Richmond

Tony's Pizza is up for sale, but is likely to remain a pizza restaurant; the vacant Pilsudski Fraternal Association could become apartments, and the former law offces of the late Jack E. Matty may become a family-owned drug store. 

A River Wards Summer

School’s out, the sun is shining and there’s no shortage of things to see and do in the eighborhoods. Check out Star's summertime photo gallery. 

Neighborhood news in brief for the week of July 17

Front and Norris streets housing project cancelled; Port Richmond dancer sues; police hunt for Kensington carjacker. 

NE residents start planning for Philadelphia2035

Philadelphia2035 is an effort by the Planning Commission to create blueprints for future physical development of the city using input from the people who know it best — Philadelphians. 

River Wards events for the week of July 17

Stay up to date on events around your neighborhood with our guide!

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