Northeast Times

Story Archive October 30 2013

EDITORIAL: The great, big parking problem

Why our concerns about our cars can sometimes make us our own worst enemies. 


Ragdolls crowned champs

Over the course of a storybook season like this one, there are no singular heroes. In establishing such a standard of excellence, stars reveal themselves on the field of play just as they might when shooting across the night sky.


Guest Commentary from state Rep. John Taylor

Taylor's take on the Philadelphia land bank. 


Girls soccer team talk of the Towne following three-peat

With the waning seconds ticking away in Monday night’s Public League girls soccer championship, a handful of eager young male fans ran excitedly through the bleachers at Northeast High School wearing just their undergarments. After all that this Franklin Towne Charter group has given the school the last three years, supporters must be running out of ways to thank head coach Brianna O’Donnell’s team.


Young Vikings topple Lincoln in playoff win

If there was an exorbitant amount of requests for pain relief medicine at local pharmacies this past weekend, it might have had something to do with Friday night’s high school playoff football game between Lincoln and Northeast at Charles Martin Memorial Stadium.


Tacony man gets long sentence in string of drug store robberies

A Tacony man has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for the armed robberies of at least 19 pharmacies during an 11-month crime spree, including 15 heists in the Northeast.


Editorial: Don’t forget to vote

Don’t forget to vote


NE Chamber of Commerce upcoming events

MetLife presented Financial Wellness Program for Your Employees at a recent breakfast meeting of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce. The event was held at Deer Meadows retirement community, 8301 Roosevelt Blvd.


Movie screening to benefit local parishes

Archbishop Ryan High School will host a Nov. 7 screening of the movie A Rose on Ninth Street, with proceeds benefiting the school and five local parishes.


Victim identified in fatal bus accident

Philadelphia police have released the identity of the woman who was struck and killed by a school bus on Frankford Avenue on Oct. 22, along with details of the tragedy.