Northeast Times

Story Archive May 08 2013

Engine 46 stresses importance of smoke detectors

It’s a sad scenario that Philadelphia firefighters see all too often: citizens suffering injury or death in a residential fire with no working smoke detectors in the home.


Normandy house remains a neighborhood eyesore

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


City controller candidates visit Lawncrest meeting

The Lawncrest Community Association recently welcomed the three candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for city controller in the May 21 primary.


Home Run Derby is slated for May 18

The ninth annual Andrew Farrell Spirit of Courage Home Run Derby charity fundraiser will take place on Saturday, May 18, at George Washington High School. People of all skill levels are invited to compete. 


Officials promote US Naval Sea Cadet Corps

Officials from the local chapter of the United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps promoted the group at a recent meeting of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association.




Kite flying fun at Penn Treaty Park’s pie in the sky and food truck festival

On May 4, locals enjoyed kite-flying, food trucks, crafts and live music at Penn Treaty Park, where the weather was perfect for sunny celebration, not to mention colorful kites.


Elderly man charged in wife’s murder

Police have charged an elderly man with killing his wife of 53 years inside their Castor Gardens apartment early Monday.


Homecare professional visits Rhawnhurst NORC

Members of the Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community last month welcomed the CEO of the Pennsylvania Homecare Association.