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Hero plaque honors highway patrolman

The bad guys called police officer Frank Magro, “The Hunter.”


Making a big difference from ‘small potatoes’

Rhoda Levy and the Ladies of the Manor don’t sit around all day on rocking chairs.


The forbidden waters of the Pennypack

Surrounded by an unforgiving landscape of brick and mortar, concrete and asphalt, Pennypack Park presents Northeast Philadelphia with a 1,400-acre oasis of towering shade trees, grassy meadows and shimmering streams.


Leaving no tree behind

The members of the non-profit Northeast Tree Tenders have put 530 trees into the ground in the past four years.


National Night Out: An evening for neighbors

Town Watch members and their neighbors will see a very different National Night Out next week when thousands of Philadelphia residents gather at locations throughout the city to demonstrate their support for law and order.


Horoscope (Aug. 1, 2012)

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A turn in a relationship upsets the amorous Arian, who is puzzled by Cupid’s romantic antics. Be patient and considerate. The confusion soon will sort itself out.


Frankford getting set for community paint days

Feeling artistic, Frankford? How about doing a little painting?


The Crime Log (July 2 through 15)

The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department.



Police seize synthetic marijuana in local sweep

During a sweep of Northeast Philadelphia stores last week, police seized more than $200,000 in drug paraphernalia