Northeast Times

Story Archive March 26 2014

Congressman joins search for answers

The Strange family has moved a step closer to getting the answers they have been in search of since Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Strange was killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 6, 2011.


Conman scams 94-year-old veteran

Police seek the public’s help in identifying a con artist who used an auto repair scam to steal “a large sum of money” from a 94-year-old World War II veteran.


Councilman offers to fund methadone clinic fight

City Councilman Bobby Henon has pledged to cover the cost of the initial phase of the community’s appeal seeking to bar a methadone clinic from opening on the Frankford Avenue commercial corridor, asking that they “send me a bill.”


Crook complains about coffee, robs Wawa

Maybe he was expecting a free cup of coffee. But when a Mayfair Wawa patron didn’t get one, he grabbed the store’s cash instead.


Dance troupe to perform at St. Hubert on Sunday

The Elysian Dance Company will present its annual spring concert on Sunday, March 30, at 1 p.m., at St. Hubert High School, 7320 Torresdale Ave. 


From the Delaware to your kitchen

There are more than 170 types of fish in Pennsylvania’s waters. Currently, shad is one of them. Here is its story


Delivering kindness

The Klein JCC, at 10100 Jamison Ave., held its annual Home Delivered Meals, March for Meals Celebration and Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on March 19. The Nina Cohen Award for special volunteer service went to Jack Belitsky, Judy Einhorn and David and Jeanette Auerbach. In all, 225 volunteers were singled out for special recognition. Subaru of America was presented with a Corporate Leadership Award. The W.W. Smith Charitable Trust received a Community Leadership Award. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA


Democrat Kilderry announces candidacy

Dennis Kilderry announced his candidacy in the 173rd Legislative District during a Saturday morning news conference at Tacony’s Roosevelt Playground, where he serves as president of the advisory committee.


DNA evidence linked to Pennypack rapist

Based on newly discovered DNA evidence, Philadelphia detectives believe they have identified and located a serial rapist responsible for assaulting three Tacony women in Pennypack Park between 2010 and 2012.


Former player Eck set to lead experienced Ryan baseball team

Gerry Eck rattled off plenty of adjectives to describe his ascension from Archbishop Ryan baseball player to head coach.