Northeast Times

Story Archive September 04 2013

Two pinched in bank robbery

A Holmesburg man and a young Cherry Hill woman tried to knock off a Bensalem bank on Aug. 27, but they didn’t get away with it for very long, authorities claim.

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.

Port Richmond mother attacked, recovering at home

Barbara Zimath is very lucky she wasn't hurt worse in an attack last week, in which two men beat her and stole her purse and phone. Still, the incident has rattled her family, as well as many locals who are wondering how something so violent could happen where they live.

River Wards experience end-of-summer crime spike

August has been a crime-heavy month in the River Wards. Here's what you need to know about several incidents, plus what to look out for in your neighborhood.

River Wards events for the week of September 4

As fall rounds the corner, keep up on all the events around your neighborhoods with our guide. 

Around town: September 4, 2013

Local bus company joins Trailways

PECO warns of latest small-business scam

There have been 54 attempts at conning PECO’s customers in Philly and its Pennsylvania suburbs. Don't fall for it.

‘Good beer, doing good’

That’s the slogan of the new Port Richmond-based Do Good Brewing Company, which dedicates each brew to a specific charity.

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.