Northeast Times

Story Archive May 15 2013

At 79, she’s finally set to graduate from CCP

Bernice Appel, 79, watched her two daughters graduate from Community College of Philadelphia. 


Special-needs kids get a turn at bat

Billy Killian lost his anonymity forever on April 20, 2004.


Networking is the name of the game at Expo

Hundreds of people turned out at Holy Family University on May 8 to mingle, chat, network and nosh at the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s 91st Business Expo. They also got to meet former Eagles great Ron Jaworski.


Butkovitz continues to criticize AVI assessments

It’s no secret that City Controller Alan Butkovitz is no fan of the city’s Actual Value Initiative.




Ragdoll redemption

If last Friday afternoon’s regular-season softball finale between Archbishop Ryan and Little Flower offered any indication, the Catholic League playoffs should be quite a doozy.


Local candidates look strong as election nears

Many Philadelphia Common Pleas and Municipal Court judges live in places such as Center City, Chestnut Hill and Andorra, but several Northeast candidates look poised for victory in Tuesday’s primary election.


Police seek two men in pharmacy burglary

Philadelphia police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two men in connection with a pharmacy burglary in Torresdale.


Lawncrest man charged with animal cruelty

A 36-year-old Lawncrest man was changed May 11 with 15 counts of animal cruelty, according to the Pennsylvania SPCA.