Northeast Times

Story Archive March 27 2013

Vandals are persistent at Bustleton Avenue library

Bustleton Branch Library manager Kristin Sawka has a problem with George Washington High School students.


House panel hears testimony on cutting court

Judge Gary S. Glazer, who was appointed to Traffic Court to enact reforms, said a court employee recently gave him a candid yet cold-eyed view of how long it would take for ticket fixing to resume if judicial oversight were removed.


Editorial: Spring cometh

For a few days earlier this week, we thought the Easter Bunny would have to wear earmuffs and arrive on a pair of skis this Sunday. 



Scammed

Sid Kirschheimer knows from scams.


Northeast Times wins eight Keystone Press Awards

Five journalists for the Northeast Times last week captured eight 2013 Keystone Press Awards in a statewide contest sponsored by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association.


Applications are being taken for Philly police recruits

The Philadelphia Police Department is accepting applications for new police recruits, according to City Councilman Brian O’Neill. Applications must be submitted by March 29 and are available only via the city’s Web site: www.phila.gov/personnel.


Burholme deli obtains liquor license

Some Burholme residents are not pleased that a deli with a liquor license will soon open, but they will work with the owner to develop what his lawyer calls “a conditional licensing agreement.”


Burholme deli obtains liquor license

Some Burholme residents are not pleased that a deli with a liquor license will soon open, but they will work with the owner to develop what his lawyer calls “a conditional licensing agreement.”


The power of poetry

It wasn’t until he was a student at Archbishop Ryan High School that Northeast native Mike Dees, who grew up around the Frankford Avenue/Knights Road area, considered becoming an actor — but then only briefly.