Northeast Times

Story Archive July 17 2013

Editorial: Boiling over

Issues of race, which always simmer right below the surface in America, have boiled over twice in the long days of this hot and humid summer.


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.


Great ways to eat Chia seeds

 Chia Seeds: Healthy or Hype?


Harbor View announces closure

Harbor View, a senior citizens apartment building on the 9500 block of State Road, will close within the next few months.


Legacy Youth Tennis program seeks players

The Legacy Youth Tennis and Education program kicked off on June 25, but there’s still time for kids to enroll at one of six sites in the Northeast.


Letters to the Editor (July 17, 2013)

Philly public school teachers need to suck it up


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. 


New law aims to prohibit all types of synthetic marijuana

Gov. Tom Corbett earlier this month signed legislation that makes it harder for the makers of synthetic marijuana and other synthetic drugs to dodge arrest.


Owner contacts police after finding stolen bike on Craigslist

A social media-savvy stolen bicycle victim recovered her ride last week with the help of Philadelphia police, who are publicizing the pinch in hope of throttling a persistent summertime crime trend.