Northeast Times

Story Archive October 02 2013

Gaming Board hears city’s opinion of Wynn

At a state hearing on applicants for the city's second casino license, not all residents agree with the opinions the city presented about Wynn Philadelphia, which could be constructed in the River Wards.

Tender time

Philadelphia Police Detective Martin Connors, 48, never thought he would believe the words of grief counselor Mickey Hirsch: Connors would eventually help other grieving parents whose children had died. 

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.

Religious Events: October 2, 2013

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Harmonie Singing Society meets Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310,

Two blighted homes, one hardworking office

State Rep. John Taylor's office is pursuing legal remedies to get two abandoned and unsanitary homes in Port Richmond cleaned and sealed, with some results. 

All in the family

For Northeast soccer, two Feldman’s are better than one

Like anyone recently retired from a career they spent decades in, Sam Feldman found himself looking for something to do. When he couldn’t come up with anything substantial, the former boys soccer coach at Northeast High School reached for the familiar.

Reunions: October 2, 2013


Trips: October 2, 2013

G.E. RETIREES Oct 5 to 12. Caribbean cruise on Oasis of the Seas, sailing from Ft. Lauderdale. Prices from $1,399, include $75 per cabin shipboard credit. 610-892-1166.  

Charges filed against former assistant pastor

A 75-year-old Catholic priest charged with molesting a Northeast boy more than a decade ago is in custody with bail set at $1 million.

Shane Kelly’s name lives on through soccer

A Fishtown man's love of soccer is remembered in a memorial game held at Northeast High School.