• News

Capt. Bachmayer introduces himself to 7th PDAC

The new captain should be a familiar one to members of the 7th Police District Advisory Council.


Boyle petitions validated, questions remain

There was an elephant in Commonwealth Court Senior Judge James Gardner Colins’ courtroom last Thursday, but Daylin Leach’s campaign manager insists it wasn’t him.


Money talks

The Northeast Times takes a look at the projected sale of Philadelphia Gas Works and how it could affect your monthly bill.

Selling the Philadelphia Gas Works to a for-profit New England company is being touted by Mayor Michael Nutter’s administration as good financial sense, and condemned by sale opponents as fiscally unsound.


Work underway at Hedge Street park

Work is progressing at Frankford’s small Hedge Street park, and new playground equipment will be installed later this month, said Kimberly Washington, executive director of the Frankford Community Development Corporation.  


PSPCA takes 239 cats from Frankford home

The woman who allegedly housed 239 cats in unsanitary conditions in a Frankford property will face animal cruelty and other charges, according to the Pennsylvania SPCA.


Local teen makes rank of Eagle Scout

Boy Scout Troop 321’s Andrew Kloter has made the rank of Eagle Scout. Kloter, 18, of Burholme, is a senior at Roman Catholic High School, where he plays varsity lacrosse. His Eagle project was to repaint the Presentation BVM church hall. Kloter’s Court of Honor will take place on Sunday at 2 p.m. at Presentation. 


Around town: April 2, 2014

Junior Night offers college info


Celebrating a lifetime of happiness

Time to strut: Kitty Appicello celebrated her 103rd birthday at her Erdrick Street home in grand Philly style on March 30 — with Mummers. Appicello dances to the Mummers’ sound as she was surrounded by friends and family, including her seventh great-great-grandchild. Appicello moved to the city from upstate Pennsylvania 95 years ago. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA


Zoning variance denied by Mayfair Civic Association

Mayfair folks take shoveling snow very seriously.