Northeast Times

Story Archive May 29 2013

Pets of the Week (May 29, 2013)

Zuri is ready to brighten your home


Editorial: Upper what?

We were startled on Sunday when we opened an email from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia with a headline that told us of the imminent merger of Catholic parishes in “Upper” Northeast Philadelphia.


Letters to the Editor (May 29, 2013)

Where has our nation gone?


Bambies run out of magic in title game bout

It was just one of those days when very little went St. Hubert’s way. 


Move over, peanuts and Cracker Jack

If there’s one thing that unites the River Wards, it’s baseball. Or maybe food. In a special piece for Star, food writer Tara Nurin proves that the team of chefs at Citizens Bank Park is offering much more than traditional ballpark fare.


Claiming the crown

Franklin Towne Charter overcame a four-run deficit to claim its first Public League softball championship.


River Ward events for the week of May 29

Keep up with the goings-on in your neighborhood with our “Around the Neighborhoods” guide.


Neighborhood still pays for ‘slumlord’ scams

While infamous River Wards slumlord Robert Coyle is beginning a six-year sentence in federal prison for loan fraud, the neighborhood is still dealing with the aftermath of his rampant row-home fraud, as well as new scammers duplicating Coyle's tactics.


The Art of Golf

When the best golfers in the world gather in Ardmore next month for the 113th U.S. Open, the players, international media and sun-kissed (or rain-drenched) galleries will belatedly commemorate the centennial of a venue steeped in the sport’s illustrious history.


‘I was scared, scared as hell’

Anthony Lapkiewicz of Rhawnhurst recalls fighting in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II.