Northeast Times

Story Archive November 06 2013

IRS warns consumers about new phone scam

The Internal Revenue Service is warning consumers about a new and sophisticated phone scam that targets taxpayers, including recent immigrants. 

Judge soccer upended by W.C. Rustin in state playoffs

A Gatorade shower for a coach following a game at any level usually signifies a victory celebration is coming.

Letters to the Editor: November 6, 2013

Continuing to defend traditional marriage

Lincoln High field hit by vandals

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

Masked men get $300K in armored car heist

Three robbers wearing Scream-style Halloween masks made off with more than $300,000 in cash after a brazen armored truck heist at a Holmesburg bank last Thursday.

Mayor visits NE Chamber of Commerce

Being the business community’s biggest cheerleader is part of the gig for Philadelphia’s top elected official, and Mayor Michael Nutter fully lived up to the role last week as he paid a visit to the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.

Millbrook nominates new board members

Millbrook Civic Association members last week nominated incumbent board members to be returned next year.

More than quarter-million donated for scholarships

Almost $269,000 in scholarship money was donated last week by eight businesses that participated in the state Educational Improvement Tax Credit program.

Murder charges dropped in drag racing case

A Philadelphia judge has tossed out murder charges against one of two men whose alleged street racing on Roosevelt Boulevard led to a high-speed crash that claimed the lives of a mother and her three young sons in July.

New administrator at Pennypack Park Wesley facility

Wesley Enhanced Living, a nonprofit, faith-based organization that owns and manages multiple continuing-care retirement communities in Bucks, Monroe, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties, announced the appointment of Maria Zeltner as administrator at Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park.