Northeast Times

Story Archive November 13 2013

Around town: November 13, 2013

Soccer players sought


Big shopping center planned for Frankford

A regional shopping center with 21 large stores and many smaller shops will be built in the northern half of the old Frankford Arsenal and should be up and running by late summer or fall 2015, developer Mark Hankin last week told members of the Frankford Civic Association.


Former ambassador visits credit union

American Heritage Federal Credit Union President and CEO Bruce Foulke recently hosted former Kenyan ambassador to the United States, Elkanah Odembo, at AHFCU’s Bustleton headquarters to discuss the expansion of the credit union model into Africa and AHFCU’s ongoing support of an orphanage in Odembo’s home nation.


NE zoning overlay would prohibit medical offices

On Oct. 24, City Councilman Brian O’Neill introduced a bill that creates a Northeast Zoning Overlay, which would prohibit certain medical uses in many zoning districts throughout the Northeast, in areas where they are currently allowed by right or by special exception. The overlay would cover both O’Neill’s 10th District and the 6th District, represented by Councilman Bobby Henon. 


Man critical after shooting

A man was hospitalized in critical condition following a shooting on a Frankford street corner early Monday.


Indecent assault reported on bus

A woman SEPTA passenger was the victim of an indecent assault aboard a Northeast Philly bus on Sunday morning.


Bicyclist killed in Holmesburg

Police have released the identity of the bicyclist who was shot and killed on a Holmesburg street on Nov. 1.


Crime log: November 13, 2013

Oct. 21 through Nov. 3


Reunions: November 13, 2013

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


Casino Trips: November 13, 2013

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