Story Archive October 23 2013

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.

Neighborhood news in brief

Brief news items from around the River Wards.

N.E. well-repped for ‘blue-collar’ Roman Catholic soccer

Northeast Philadelphia always has had a reputation of being a blue-collar part of town, and its citizens know they must work painstakingly hard for everything that comes their way.

Northeast News

Plaque to memorialize drowning victim

Northeast Times Autumn Events

Candy making class is at Fox Chase Library

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.

Obamacare discussed at NORC gathering

Sonia DeVan, of Gateway Helps, recently had the challenging task of explaining the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, to members of the Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community.

Panther Pride

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

Pets of the Week: October 23, 2013

Sid needs a new best friend

Police seek smash-and-grab serial burglar

Police are trying to identify a smash-and-grab burglar who may be responsible for a dozen burglaries of Northeast businesses since Oct. 4.