Northeast Times

Story Archive October 09 2013

Lincoln High School worker staying in jail

A bail hearing will be conducted on Friday, Oct. 11, for a Lincoln High building engineer who police said threatened to shoot “any cop that looks at me wrong.”

Local student awarded scholarship

Amit Kumar is the recipient of the Alliance Medical Education Scholarship offered through The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society.

Man steps in front of SEPTA train in Somerton

Authorities say that a man who was killed by a SEPTA train in Somerton last Thursday intentionally stepped into the vehicle’s path.

Mayfair Civic Association names new president

Joe DeFelice last month presided over his final meeting as president of the Mayfair Civic Association.

A mission, in memory

A Port Richmond police detective turned his anguish over his lost son into a way of supporting other greiving parents. 

Nazareth Hospital nurse wins award

Nazareth Hospital’s Professional Practice Council recently honored registered nurse Lisa Bell with the hospital’s DAISY Award for the third quarter.

Neighborhood news in brief for the week of Oct. 9

Widow of firefighter who perished in Buck Hosiery fire files lawsuit, demolition begins at NoLibs' Ortlieb's and more news in brief.

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.

Pets of the Week: October 9, 2013

Simone is sweet and special

Pioneer punch

For Frankford football, three lopsided non-league losses to open the 2013 campaign now seem like ancient history.