Northeast Times

Story Archive October 16 2013

Elderly NE man nabbed in prostitution sting

An 83-year-old Bustleton man was among 17 alleged “Johns” rounded up by Philadelphia police in prostitution stings throughout the city last week.


Ex-school worker’s bail hiked to $5 million

A prosecutor said Robert McKenna had stash of weapons, threatened to shoot cops and booby-trapped his house.

Bail for a former school district employee who police said booby-trapped his Wissinoming home has been increased from $1 million to $5 million cash.


Fall into autumn

Northeast Times fall events

Paint pumpkins at local church


On Frankford Ave., vinyl can hit or miss

Two record store owners weigh in on the musical landscape in Fishtown. 


Game on!

Snapshots from a local kids' sports event. 


Guilty plea in fatal drunk driving crash

John Leck pleaded guilty to third-degree murder in the accident that killed Officer Brian Lorenzo in 2010.

The Levittown man responsible for the 2010 highway death of Philadelphia police officer and Somerton resident Brian Lorenzo pleaded guilty to third-degree murder and drunk-driving charges on Tuesday.


I-95 open house leaves Bridesburg grumbling

PennDOT is planning a redesign and expansion of Interstate 95 that will cause changes in Bridesburg's traffic patterns, leaving some locals miffed. 


Less is more for Santucci owner

The Office of Property Assessment told Santucci owner Gene Carelli assessments on his properties have been lowered almost a half-million dollars.

Gene Carelli is a happy guy.


Letters to the Editor: October 16, 2013

O’Brien has questions about city legal issue


Lifelong devotion

Local activist is dedicated to battling AIDS epidemic.

When the annual AIDS Walk Philly takes place this Sunday, Oct. 20, Robb Reichard of Wissinoming will be there — just as he’s been every year since his first walk in 1988.