Northeast Times

Story Archive May 01 2013

Many concerns voiced at NE budget hearing

City Council members were asked for more money for libraries, more dollars for union workers, more cash for health care and more cops to patrol the Northeast during a well-attended neighborhood budget hearing Monday night at Lincoln High School.


Celebrating 30 years of dance in Philly

Students past and present thanked Penn Academy dance teacher Pat Kaminski for three decades of teaching them how to move at a recent ceremony.



Neighborhood news in brief

Bridesburg pharmacy thief sought; Port Richmond pizza chef sentenced; Kensington pair killed in front of child, and more.


Neighborhood news in brief

Bridesburg pharmacy thief sought; Port Richmond pizza chef sentenced; Kensington pair killed in front of child, and more.


An unlimited sky

Sharrif Floyd, a 2010 graduate of George Washington High School, was selected as the 23rd overall pick by the Minnesota Vikings in last week’s NFL Draft. Floyd’s trusted inner circle was along for the ride.


Methadone clinic approved

The Zoning Board of Adjustment last week voted 4-1 to grant a use variance for NorthEast Treatment Centers to open a methadone clinic at 7520 State Road. 


Business Expo set for May 8

Ron Jaworski, football analyst and former Eagle, will appear at the Chamber Expo.


OPA tells us how it figured out reassessments

The Office of Property Assessment late last week posted on its website the methodology it used to arrive at the property values recently mailed to homeowners.


Harris gets 20 to 40 years for dog droppings killing

Tyrirk Harris had a problem curbing his pets, but a Philadelphia judge had no problem curbing Harris, the Tacony man who killed a neighbor last year in a dispute over dog droppings.