Northeast Times
  • News

I-95 night lane closures scheduled in Northeast Philadelphia

PennDOT will close I-95’s northbound and southbound lanes in the Northeast next week for road work.


Free haircuts available this weekend

Free is good, and Nafisah Lewis, the coordinator of Northeast EPIC Stakeholders, has lined up free haircuts for girls in third through seventh grades.


Views of Harrison’s Folly

New images come to light of a most unusual 19th-century Northeast mansion.

“Some persons care little or nothing for the past. Musty records and old things have no charm for them.” Joseph Harrison Jr., The Locomotive Engine and Philadelphia’s Share In Its Early Improvements, 1872


Rhawn Street to be closed for repairs Thursday, Friday

Rhawn Street from Bustleton Avenue to Large Street will be closed from 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28, to noon on Friday, Aug. 29, for street restoration, said Streets Commissioner David J. Perri.


Postal Service delivers scam reimbursements

Not snow jobs, or cheats or darkened hearts can keep the U.S. Postal Service from its appointed task. And last week, part of the postal service’s daily duty of delivering the mail included bringing reimbursement checks to the homes of people scammed in wide-ranging frauds that cost them millions.


Pet of the Week: August 27, 2014

Come try on Fedora


Ner Zedek to host ‘Broadway Sings’

Labor Day is just a few days away, and that means the Congregations of Ner Zedek will be packed with fans of Broadway music.


Junior gardeners harvest at Palmer Playground

The junior gardeners/farmers at Palmer Playground are harvesting the flowers and veggies they’ve been nurturing all season.


Going green

As there are every year, there are many Northeast gardeners competing in the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s garden contest.


Frankford development group seeks commercial corridor manager

The Frankford Community Development Corporation is looking for a commercial corridor manager to cultivate relationships with Frankford Avenue’s diverse business operators and to serve as an intermediary for local businesses and city departments and technical assistance providers.