Northeast Times

Story Archive October 02 2013

Growing their credit

The fair weather has been kind to the tomatoes, peppers, watermelon and herbs growing next to the Philadelphia Federal Credit Union’s office on Townsend Road. There’s still some sweet corn, too.

Gunpoint robberies reported in Bustleton

Capt. Joseph Zaffino, commander of the 7th Police District, on Sept. 25 encouraged members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League to call 911 when they see trouble and to keep calling.

IRS discusses the ‘Dirty Dozen’ tax scams and how to avoid being conned

Have you been thinking about taxes? Not likely! 

It’s time to confront the ‘100 Thing Challenge’

The project is so monumental that we’ve put if off for eight years. And that’s a lot of procrastinating.

Judge allows city to revoke promotions of firefighters

Amid uncertainty among Philadelphia’s chief personnel executive and leaders of the city’s Fire Department, a judge on Friday refused to block the Nutter administration from revoking the recent promotions of 14 firefighters.

Laws in motion

Baldi Middle School students enjoy an unusual lesson on Sir Isaac Newton’s laws of motion.

There were Velcro walls and giant soccer balls in Baldi Middle School last week. There also was some extreme wrestling that was part of a lively and entertaining multimedia musical show designed to kick up understanding of, and, perhaps, a keener interest in, science.

Letters to the Editor: October 2, 2013

Raising children with cultural ties

Local playwright pens musical journey

A new play written by and starring a Port Richmond man premieres this week, taking audiences on a "kaleidoscopic journey of memory."

A love story

Jill Landgrebe comes back home after work each day and does what most people do — eats dinner with her family and relaxes.

Music man

From the time he was a little boy, Eddie Bruce knew what he wanted to do.