Northeast Times

Story Archive September 03 2014

Around town: September 3, 2014

Amateur bouts set for Sept. 5

Arrest made in Holmesburg double murder

Philadelphia police have made arrests in connection with two unrelated murder cases last month, including the double slaying of a Holmesburg woman and her house guest.

Asa’s the Man-ley: NE senior shines in switch to QB

Even though it was Labor Day, Northeast High School’s football team had some work to do.

Bustleton Ave. businesses create new group

The owners and operators of Bustleton Avenue businesses have organized, according to Sandi King of the city’s Commerce Department. And the goal of the new group, its president said, is to help its members prosper, grow and, most important, stay in Philly.

Calendar of Events: September 3, 2014

Thursday, September 4

Casino Trips: September 3, 2014

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Child shot outside Tacony Branch library

A 9-year-old boy was struck by gunfire outside the Tacony Branch library on Tuesday afternoon, likely an unintended target in what appears to have been a drive-by shooting.

City controller wants school district art out of storage

The city controller wants the Philadelphia school district to take its large collection of art out of storage and display it somewhere, which is something a spokesman said the schools are working on.

Councilman O’Neill to host mammography unit at local office

City Councilman Brian O’Neill will host the Fox Chase Cancer Center mobile mammography unit on Friday, Sept. 19, at 8 a.m. at his neighborhood office at Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5, 11630 Caroline Road.

DA office files another brief in lengthy appeal

The existence of a witness who never testified at trial is no reason for two men convicted of child molestation charges to get new trials, the district attorney’s office stated last week in a state Superior Court brief.