Northeast Times

Story Archive March 27 2013

PA House passes bill to privatize liquor sales

The Pennsylvania House last week passed a measure backed by Gov. Tom Corbett that would take the commonwealth out of the booze business. 


Tire slasher trial is delayed

The trial for the accused Mayfair tire slasher has been postponed until next January.


Crime log (March 27, 2012)

Feb. 25 through March 10


Easy, tasty spinach quiche

Many consumers are confused about the nutritional quality of organics versus conventionally grown foods. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently weighed in on the importance of organic food for children, setting off a firestorm.


Art in school, and on the go

Kim Creighton said the Portside Arts Center is, to a child’s eyes, like a candy store.


Motorist still at large in Wissinoming hit and run

Philadelphia police have arrested one motorist but seek a second in connection with a pair of hit-and-run crashes that injured two young sisters on separate days this month.



Pair of Blvd. crashes hospitalize four

A pair of single-vehicle crashes on Roosevelt Boulevard last weekend left four people hospitalized, one driver facing DUI charges and police on the hunt for another driver suspected of hit-and-run.


Police identify robber who was killed

Philadelphia police have identified a young Oxford Circle man as the armed robber who was shot and killed by a Tacony delicatessen owner on Feb. 5.


Two indicted for string of pharmacy heists

A federal grand jury has indicted two Northeast men in connection with the armed robberies of 19 area pharmacies in 11 months.