Northeast Times

Story Archive October 30 2013

A spooky scene

Pumpkin parade: More than 150 pumpkins were displayed at St. Martha Elementary School on Friday. Students and their families created the pumpkins that were divided into five categories: creative, food, animals, animation and scary. PHOTOS BY MELISSA YERKOV


A storybook homecoming for Washington’s Tommy Oliver

Tommy Oliver may have moved on from Philadelphia to an exciting career as a feature filmmaker, but that didn’t stop his high school alma mater from giving him a Hollywood homecoming.


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.


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.


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.