Northeast Times

Story Archive October 09 2013

Ragdolls’ reign atop the Catholic League continuing

In 2012, the Archbishop Ryan girls soccer team didn’t lose its first game of the season until Nov. 6. It was the Ragdolls’ only blemish of the season, a 1-0 first round state tournament defeat at the hands of Central Bucks West.

Religious Events: October 9, 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,

River City revelry

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

River Ward events for the week of October 9

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

Speaking out against abuse

The colorfully cheerful banners hanging in the front yard of a Parkwood townhome extol the virtues of the determined teenager who lives there.

Suspect arrested in double murder

Philadelphia police have arrested a man they believe strangled his girlfriend, stabbed her son to death and set their Wissinoming apartment on fire Saturday morning.

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.

Thompkins a natural born leader for Railsplitters

In the back row of an exhausted and exhilarated group of football players was Devon Thompkins.

Ticket to write

Legendary broadcaster Larry Kane discusses his new book, which documents the trials and tribulations of the early years of the Beatles.

It has been almost 50 years since the Beatles invaded America, and there are few people alive who likely remember it as vividly as veteran journalist Larry Kane. Kane was with the band during every stop of its 1964 and 1965 American tours, an opportunity Kane said he “never sought out.”

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.