Northeast Times

Story Archive September 25 2013

A few fresh legs

Guided by a fusion of veteran talent and young faces, the St. Hubert soccer team is finding its identity. With two of its stars leading the way, the Bambies may prove tough to stop.

Kylie Bowers had just scored the biggest goal of her brief high school soccer career, though the uber-shy freshman’s reaction never showed it.


Frankford ‘happy getting back to the Pub’

After a rough, uncharacteristic 0-3 start, the Pioneers got back to business in steamrolling Northeast last Friday.

Asked what would be of most importance heading into Friday night’s game at Northeast High School, Frankford senior quarterback Marquise Poston responded with a snappy answer to an arguably stupid question.


Don’t miss ‘Anything Goes’ at the Jardel Rec Center

As the Jardel Drama theater company prepares for three weekend performances of Anything Goes, director Rachel Hrynczyszyn thinks the cast has the right mix of community theater veterans and newcomers.


Four hospitalized after unrelated shootings

Two unrelated shootings in the Northeast last weekend left four people hospitalized, including one alleged gunman who was wounded by a police officer.


Boyle doesn’t expect to be ‘handed’ Schwartz’s seat

Brendan Boyle is quick to say that he has “never been handed anything,” and he thinks his bid for Allyson Schwartz’s soon-to-be-vacated congressional seat will be no different. 


Murder charges in Rite Aid slaying

A Frankford woman has been charged with murder for the Sept. 19 slaying of a Chester Rite Aid manager during an apparent botched robbery.


Gubernatorial candidate criticizes Corbett’s Medicaid plan

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, a Democratic candidate for governor, is criticizing Gov. Tom Corbett’s Medicaid plan.


Attorney of accused killer disputes murder confession

Malik Anderson stood over the motionless body of his lifelong friend, looked into his distant eyes and shot him nine times in the face, according to a statement that the accused killer allegedly made to police.


Woman robbed at bank deposit slot

Police are trying to identify a robber who held up a woman making a night deposit at a Rhawnhurst bank on Sept. 17.


Pot plants seized in Northwood

A Frankford man had a high-tech garden growing inside his home, but he wasn’t going to win any horticultural awards for it, Philadelphia authorities say. Instead, the healthy crop landed him in jail. On Saturday, police raided Daniel Falu’s home on the 5200 block of Large St. and allegedly found dozens of marijuana plants growing inside. The narcotics investigators also seized about 600 grams of cocaine from the house, according to the District Attorney’s Office. Authorities didn’t say what prompted the investigation.