Northeast Times

Story Archive September 11 2013

City drops appeal of firefighters’ arbitration

“This dispute was always and only about affordability. And we as a city are now in a place to provide pay increases as set out in that award.” — Mayor Michael Nutter  


Krajewski remembered fondly at funeral

“She had a sense of who she was and what she was all about that was very special.” — Rev. Joseph Campellone  


River Wards events for the week of Sept. 11

Keep up on all the happenings around town with our calendar guide.


Dancing to their own beat

Northern Liberties kids work with NLArts to take a turn at expressing their creativity through art, dance and more. 


Same-sex marriage ban to be tested in Pa.

State attorneys are working to develop a legal brief in response to a federal lawsuit that challenges the commonwealth’s ban on same-sex marriage. A response is due next Monday. 


Deadline for Homestead Exemption is Friday

Friday — and, yes, it is Friday the 13th — is the deadline to apply for the Homestead Exemption.


Crime log: September 11, 2013

Aug. 12 through 25


Loss of a legend

Councilwoman Joan Krajewski was known as a “big sister from Port Richmond.” She made great strides in Council, and is sorely missed by many.


Coming next week…

Check out the September 18 edition of Star to see which people, places and businesses in your neighborhoods won in our 2013 “Best of the River Wards” readers’ choice contest! Check back here for all the coverage. 


NE men nabbed in prostitution sting

Two Northeast Philadelphia “Johns” and two from Port Richmond were among six men locked up by Philadelphia police last Wednesday in a prostitution sting on Kensington Avenue.