Northeast Times

Story Archive June 26 2013

Sentencing in ’06 fatal robbery sparks courtroom clash

On a day when three members of a murderous Frankford street gang known as the “Parkside Pushers” finally met justice, a violent post-sentence outburst by one of the defendant’s relatives might’ve earned him a new nickname — the Parkside Puncher.


Democratic primary candidates collect endorsements

Three of the candidates in next year’s Democratic primary for the 13th Congressional District have collected some recent endorsements.


Chamber awards students scholarships

The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Foundation last week granted college scholarships to eight local students.


City Council passes $3.8 billion budget

Council passes a 2014 budget that members say stabilizes taxes and adds more cops and firefighters.


Crime log (June 3-16)

June 3 through 16


Pools are opening throughout Northeast

Philadelphia playground and rec center pools have been opening since last week. 


Upper Holmesburg elects new officers

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association elected new officers during the group’s monthly meeting last Thursday. The new officers look just like the old ones.


East Torresdale discusses needed modifications to the traffic patterns

State Road is not on the official Interstate 95 Cottman Avenue Interchange detour route, but motorists have chosen it as one of their favorite alternatives to the construction-clogged highway.


Pets of the Week (June 26, 2013)

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Cameras help cops nab suspect in brutal attack

Modern technology and a policeman’s sharp eye led to the capture of a Northeast man wanted in connection with a brutal assault in April on a Rhawnhurst resident.