Northeast Times

Story Archive July 30 2014

Adcock fundraiser scheduled for July 31 in Fox Chase

Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley will be the special guest at a cocktail party fundraiser for Dee Adcock, the Republican candidate in the 13th Congressional District.


Before & after

Contractors’ employees this week are finishing the cleanup of a Frankford property they demolished last week. The house at 4712 Worth St. had been listed as “imminently dangerous” by the Department of Licenses and Inspections since after it was damaged in a fire in July 2013. Neighbors had complained the building should be torn down, and a city contractor began that work — by hand — on July 21. The property’s owner, a Florida man, will be billed $34,000. 


Archbishop Ryan alums form new business group

Archbishop Ryan High School alumni are creating a Ryan Business Association and a Ryan’s Young Professional Group.  The organization will meet on Thursday, Aug. 7, at 7 p.m. at Katie O’Donnell’s, 4501 Woodhaven Road. There will be a cash bar. For more information, call Mary Anne at 267-280-2034.  ••


Armed man steals cigarettes from Wawa

An unknown gunman slipped into a Bustleton Wawa and quietly robbed the business last Wednesday afternoon, making off with two cartons of cigarettes, Philadelphia police say.


Around town: July 30, 2014

EPIC group to meet July 31


Attorney general warns public about several scams

The office of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane this week issued warnings about a few scams that have been making the rounds. Again.


Band of brothers

It’s been a summer to remember at Liberty Bell, where chemistry off the field has led to wins — a lot of wins — on the baseball diamond.

When Ken Hoffman was asked what he’ll cherish most about his 16- to 18-year-old Liberty Bell Youth Organization baseball team when the season wraps up soon, his answer had nothing to do with wins and losses.


‘Book of Mormon’ comes to Forrest Theatre

Reviews for The Book of Mormon have been overwhelmingly positive, not surprising for a show that in 2011 won nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical.


Brothers get up to 41 years for NE shooting

If you’re going to shoot a guy, don’t leave your phone anywhere near his body.


Calamari Sisters cook up musical show at Riverside

Failed dishes and food fights are featured in this live ”broadcast” of a public access cable cooking show hosted by Delphine and Carmela Calamari.