Northeast Times

Story Archive September 25 2013

Police arrest robbery suspect

More than two months after releasing surveillance video of a robbery at a Wissinoming convenience store, police have announced the arrest of the suspected crook.

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.

Religious Events: September 25. 2013

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Harmonie Singing Society meets Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310,

Rep. Clay discusses illegal housing for recovering addicts

You could hear the frustration and the anger, and state Rep. James Clay got an earful of it in a loud, not always civil, public meeting last week.

Reunions: September 25, 2013


River Ward events for the week of September 25

Keep up on all the happenings in your neighborhood with our guide.

Shane Kelly’s name lives on through soccer

Shane Kelly loved good soccer. Even beyond that, he was consumed by the sport’s ability to bring people together. 

Trips: September 25, 2013

GIBBONS ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION Sept. 28. New York. Package includes transportation, free time, the new musical “Kinky Boots” and dinner in New York. 215-722-8825, 215-674-3863.

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.