Northeast Times

Story Archive May 08 2013

What happened to those photos?

When the timestamp on an e-mail from a colleague is 2 a.m., you know that the news is not likely to be good. So, it was with some trepidation that I opened the note from Brandon Chamberlain, who was at the plant on the night we made the switchover to a new printer. His e-mail gave me the first hint that the photos in last week’s edition were going to be too dark.


Fox Chase Town Watch to hold benefit for Duffy on May 15

The Fox Chase Town Watch has organized a benefit dinner to fund accessibility-related renovations to the home of the organization’s vice president, John Duffy.


Burholme girl makes her own impact on Race for the Cure

Amelia Figueroa has participated in the Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure since becoming a patient care technician at Cancer Treatment Centers of America three years ago.


If only I could: Gifts I would have given my mother

On so many Mother’s Days, I gave my mother dainty earrings in little boxes wrapped in pretty paper.  I would choose those earrings with care to match her green eyes. 


Zecca urges voters to unseat Butkovitz in city controller race

Mark Zecca said Philadelphia needs an independent, reform-minded city controller and is urging voters to discard two-term incumbent Alan Butkovitz.      Zecca also believes he, not Brett Mandel, has the independence and reform ideas to best run the office.


Judge Ken Powell faces challenges to keep his seat

Common Pleas Court Judge Ken Powell is the only incumbent in the 20-candidate field, but faces a challenge to keep his seat in this year’s elections.


A special mission

Some Northeast kids saved the world a few weeks ago. They blasted into space and destroyed a giant asteroid that was heading for Earth.


Normandy house remains a neighborhood eyesore

A Normandy house listed as “imminently dangerous” since March still stands even though the city wants it demolished.


Pets of the Week (May 8, 2013)

Looking for some brotherly love


Rotary Club helps fund Frankford’s newly painted gym

City Year Greater Philadelphia recently painted a Frankford High School gym, and the volunteers received a big boost from the Rotary Club of Frankford-Northeast.