Northeast Times

Story Archive June 26 2013

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.


Eat healthy and keep active

 Summer months are the perfect time to squeeze in a family vacation. Too often, however, we return from our travels feeling exhausted and weary from an “unfit” vacation. The reasons are many: overeating, trying to log too many miles, sporadic sleep schedules and too little exercise.


Editorial: Time to pony up

Teachers, parents and students took their cause to Harrisburg on Tuesday, to try to talk sense to state lawmakers and rally support for increased funding of public schools across Pennsylvania.


El Concilio recruits foster parents, expands into NE

Family care service agency hosts panel for foster parents.


Family ties to Gettysburg

Amateur historian Robert Campbell researched the family roots of his fiancée, Marilyn Gross, and found a direct connection between her Northeast Philadelphia family and the Battle of Gettysburg. 


Four St. Martin of Tours pupils given scholarships

The Danny Craige Foundation earlier this month presented four scholarships at the St. Martin of Tours Elementary School graduation awards ceremony.


Fox Chase man pleads guilty in child pornography case

A Fox Chase man once identified by federal authorities as a local karate instructor pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Monday to producing child pornography.


Judge allows bail for faith-healing mom

Pastors testify they did not tell the Schaibles to forego medical care for ailing son. 


Letters to the Editor (June 26, 2013)

School district has money for big salaries


Maximum sentence given for mugging elderly woman

Frankford’s Antonio Santiago was sentenced to 20 to 40 years in prison for brutally mugging a 93-year-old woman on Easter Sunday in ’12.