Northeast Times

Story Archive October 16 2013

More than 220K approved for Homestead Exemption

More than 220,000 Philadelphia homeowners will get real estate tax breaks next year because they have been approved for the $30,000 Homestead Exemption.


New editors named at Northeast Times

Broad Street Media CEO Darwin Oordt and publisher Perry Corsetti on Monday named a new editorial department leadership team.


Fall into autumn

Northeast Times fall events

Paint pumpkins at local church


Man tries to lure two school children at Castor Gardens playground

An unknown man tried to lure two grade school children at a Castor Gardens playground last Wednesday morning, but both students alertly fled and reported the incidents.


Normandy Civic Association plans neighborhood reunion

Members of the Normandy Civic Association are firming up plans for a May 2 neighborhood reunion at the FOP lodge on Caroline Road.


Casino trips: October 16, 2013

Sisterhood of Temple Menorah Keneseth Chai Oct. 27. Ritz Theater. $74 includes “Sugar Babies,” bus and dinner at the Coastline Restaurant. 215-725-2002, 215-941-8145.


Senior fights off armed robber

A senior citizen fought off an armed robber outside a Bustleton bank on Sept. 20, but the victim suffered a bump on the head in the process.


Two fugitives arrested in unrelated armed robberies

Police have announced the recent arrests of two fugitives in connection with two unrelated armed robberies of convenience stores in the Far Northeast.


Pets of the Week: October 16, 2013

Patches is a people pup


Robbers sought in moving company heist

Two armed men robbed a Tacony moving company on Sept. 27, leaving detectives with a color surveillance video of the heist.