Northeast Times

Story Archive October 09 2013

Fishtown weighs in on zoning errors

City planners come to Fishtown to ask for neighbors' input on fixing areas of outdated zoning - zoning errors can mean developers put in lots of money and time unnecessarily. 

River Ward events for the week of October 9

Keep up on all the happenings in your neighborhood with our guide.

15th PDAC announces new community relations officer

There is a new community relations officer at the 15th Police District, members of the district’s advisory council learned at their Sept. 30 session. Officer Keisha Jacobs, with the department since 1998, is replacing Officer Sharon Krause, who has been the 15th’s CRO for several years and is now the district’s Compstat officer.

River City revelry

Check out our photo gallery from Fishtown's River City Festival. 

Around town: October 9, 2013

Rosaries for widows’ fund

Frankford Civic discusses rise in crime at meeting

The neighbors on the 4600 block of Worth Street see the cars with out-of-state plates and they know why they’re there.

La Colombe coffee roasters come to Frankford Avenue

Philadelphia's own La Colombe is planning to open a flagship cafe on Frankford Avenue, and has received zoning approval as well as support from neighbors.

Taking cleaning off cancer patients’ plates

Take note, especially since it's National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: a Port Richmond cleaning service offers free house cleaning to women who are afflicted by cancer.

O’Neill urges seniors to get taxes frozen

City Councilman Brian O’Neill (R-10th dist.) announced that the Department  of Revenue is  accepting senior citizen real estate tax freeze applications.

Trips: October 9, 2013

GETAWAY TRAVEL CLUB Oct. 10. “Broadway Now and Forever” at the American Theatre. $68 includes lunch at Shady Maples. $71 for guests. 215-698-8762. ALSO: Nov. 10. “Sugar Babies” at the Ritz Theater. $69 includes brunch buffet at the Coastline Restaurant. $73 for guests.  215-698-8762.