Northeast Times

Story Archive July 02 2014

For 76ers, it’s the wait-and-see approach as usual

NEW YORK — During the hours that preceded Thursday night’s 2014 NBA Draft, being a 76ers fan was a beautiful thing.


Armed man robs Lawncrest store

A hooded and masked man with a gun held up a Lawncrest convenience store on June 24.


Around town: July 2, 2014

Get your free shades at the Shore



Casino Trips: July 2, 2014

St. Anne’s Senior Center July 8. Resorts Casino. $30 or $25 for members includes transportation and a slot play package. 215-426-9799.


Charlie Gracie to perform at Disston Rec

The legendary Charlie Gracie will be in concert on Thursday, July 10, at Disston Recreation Center, at 4510 Disston St. in Tacony. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. with a performance by Ramona Jane.


Cop arrested for encouraging fights

A city police officer was arrested last week for allegedly encouraging her children to engage in fights in the Northeast.


Corbett nominates Northeast man to Court of Common Pleas

Far Northeast resident Mike Fanning is on track to becoming a judge on the Court of Common Pleas, having been nominated by Gov. Tom Corbett and approved by the state Senate Judiciary Committee.


Corbett signs bill for dyslexia intervention program

Gov. Tom Corbett last week signed into law House Bill 198, the Dyslexia and Early Literacy Intervention Pilot Program, sponsored by state Rep. Ed Neilson.


Councilman O’Neill gives out activities grants

City Councilman Brian O’Neill distributed Philadelphia Activities Fund grants to various volunteer organizations in the 10th Councilmanic District.