Northeast Times

Story Archive November 06 2013

Around town: November 6, 2013

Indoor play day at Tacony PAL

Calendar of Events: November 6, 2013

 Thursday, November 7

Trips: November 6, 2013

GIBBONS ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION Nov. 9. New York. Package includes transportation, refreshments, two-hour luncheon cruise on the Spirit of New York and Radio City Christmas show. 215-722-8825, 215-674-3863. 

Northeast teen dies in car crash

An aspiring Eagle Scout from the Northeast lost his life in an automobile accident on Oct. 26 after spending the morning doing volunteer work in Pennypack Park. The tragedy occurred at about 12:36 p.m. on eastbound Red Lion Road near Northeast Airport, Philadelphia police said. Christopher Alvelo, 17, and three other teens were passengers in a Ford pickup truck when the driver, Alvelo’s 51-year-old stepfather, lost consciousness.

Reunions: November 6, 2013


Armed robbers sought in 7-Eleven heist

Police seek the public’s help in identifying two masked men who robbed a 7-Eleven in the Holme Circle area early last Friday.

Help ID Somerton playground vandals

A surveillance camera at a Somerton playground filmed a teenager spray-painting graffiti on a basketball court on Oct. 17. Now detectives are trying to identify the vandal.

Editorial: Help those in need

It’s a Northeast tradition 58 years in the making.

Veterans Day fundraiser is Nov. 9

The American Legion’s 5th District and McNally’s on Rhawn invite all U.S. military members past and present, along with their families and their friends, to commemorate Veterans Day while raising money for a worthy cause, the Delaware Valley Veterans Home.

Lincoln High field hit by vandals

Vandals did an estimated $50,000 in damage to Lincoln High Schools athletic field in early September.