Michael Blichasz wants people to think before spending their money shopping this coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
A correction about the Port Richmond Memorial Day parade; armed suspect wanted for two robberies in River Wards, and more neighborhood news in brief.
State Rep. Brendan Boyle last week held his first major fundraiser in his campaign for the 13th Congressional District seat.
Bill Gault, who was very vocal about perceived mistakes in the handling of the Kensington Buck Hosiery fire, has been voted out of his post as head of Philadelphia's Local 22 firefighters union.
River Wards neighborhood groups are part of a citizens' coalition that has produced a report claiming the city's AVI plan is flawed and needs more work.
Three elementary schools and a high school in Northeast Philadelphia are revelling in the news that a citywide survey has given them perfect scores of 10.
A Rhawnhurst couple, who prosecutors said prayed over their sick 7-month-old son instead of seeking medical attention for him, remain in jail on charges of third-degree murder, with a preliminary hearing scheduled for June 12.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced a parish merger in Bridesburg on Sunday, and more closings and mergers are expected to come this weekend.
The Northeast Times has helped reunite a lost dog with his Somerton home.
Police officers shot and killed a man on an Oxford Circle street on Saturday morning after he allegedly charged at them with a butcher knife.