Northeast Times

Story Archive October 23 2013

In with the highway, out with the residents

As PennDOT began sending buying offers to homeowners last week whose homes lie in the path of I-95's proposed development, residents under the Bridge Street exit hope for a good deal.

Backup QB Kovacs shines in Judge loss

Call it constructive competition. Call it unconditional support.

Northern Liberties harpist is soloist for a U.S. premiere

A Northern Liberties harpist will perform as a soloist at a Philadelphia Orchesta multimedia concert this weekend that includes film.

Panther Pride

Regardless of the sport, many athletes ask about their statistics after a game.

Music man

Gary Grisafi worked as a construction safety specialist and a Republican leader of the 53rd Ward, but his guitar always remained a close companion.

It took him a few decades and a handful of forays into other careers, but Gary Grisafi has finally opened a music store in Bensalem, the Grisafi Music Institute.

DA drops sex-abuse case against priest

The witness against the Rev. Robert Brennan died earlier this month

Philadelphia’s district attorney has decided to withdraw charges against the Rev. Robert Brennan almost two weeks after the death of the young man who accused him of molesting him in a Northeast parish more than a decade ago.

Letters to the Editor: October 23, 2013

A tribute to ‘Nan’

Preparing for the future

The folks from Philadelphia Futures were at Northeast High School recently, distributing copies of the 24th edition of Step Up to College Guide, a free 43-page resource book to help high school students and their families during the college admissions and financial aid processes.

Buddy Walk event raises money for CHOP

The family and friends of Michael DiNezza raised about $1,500 for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Trisomy 21 Program at the recent Buddy Walk and Family Fun Day at Villanova University.

Investing in energy-efficient home improvements pays

The Philadelphia Gas Works is poised to pay out $4 million over the next 21 months to city residents who invest in energy-efficiency improvements to their homes.