Northeast Times

Story Archive September 04 2013

Gunman holds up Frankford bank

A man with a handgun and iPod-style earbuds robbed a busy Frankford bank branch on Tuesday morning.


Gunman uses restroom, then robs bar

A robber used a gun and a knife to hold up a Castor Gardens bar on Aug. 27, but not before he made a pit stop in the business’ restroom, Philadelphia police said.


Healthcare reform a top priority for Arkoosh

First in a series of profiles of the candidates running for Allyson Schwartz’s vacated congressional seat.


Heroin bust in Lexington Park

A sign outside identifies 7801 Roosevelt Blvd. as the Winchester Walk Apartments, but inside apartment No. 36, a high-level heroin dealer was running a bank for a multimillion drug operation, authorities claim.


Horse Play

 Eight world-renowned Budweiser Clydesdales took a stroll down Frankford Avenue last week.   


I-95 southbound lanes to close

Drivers already used to what seem to be permanent delays on I-95 will see some more from 8 p.m. Wednesday to 5 a.m. Thursday when southbound lanes will be reduced from three to two lanes between Academy Road and Bridge Street for installation of sewer pipes.


Let’s start with tomatoes and cheese

Hello, Northeast Philly readers. Welcome to my kitchen! Come in, sit down, stay a while and let’s talk about good food.  It’s been some time since I last wrote the weekly food column for the Northeast Times, and although I haven’t been writing about food in the Times, I certainly have been collecting recipes and cooking. It’s déjà vu – with great classic recipes and many exciting, new ones.


Letters to the Editor: September 4, 2013

Hey Corbett, stop slashing school funding


River Wards news in brief for the week of Sept. 4

Councilwoman Joan Krajewski, formerly of Port Richmond, passes away; NoLibs club owner sues several groups and individuals, crime updates and more.


Loss of a legend

Brian O’Neill and Joan Krajewski were both elected to City Council in 1979 and represented most of the Northeast for more than 30 years.