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Pharmacy robber strikes again

A man who fits the description of the bandit who robbed more than a dozen Philadelphia-area drug stores got prescription drugs and cash from the Somerton Pharmacy on the 10800 block of Bustleton Ave. Thursday evening.




Sandy strikes the Northeast

As Philadelphia police took inventory early Tuesday afternoon to assess the local impact of Hurricane Sandy, one glaring need became apparent - more yellow caution tape.


Update on NE scholastic football

A summary of two games from last weekend, and a look at what's ahead this weekend.


Storm Sandy updates for Northeast Philly

As of 11 a.m., northbound outer lanes of Roosevelt Boulevard at Woodward Avenue are blocked by a fallen tree. Police are on the scene.


The latest on NE boys' and girls' soccer championships

Four area scholastic championship soccer games are on tap later this week.


Hurricane Sandy — the cleanup begins

Across the region, PECO crews are busy restoring power that was interrupted by downed trees and power lines. Landscaping crews are sawing their way through old, large trees that were toppled by the high winds that swept the region last night. A drive through the Great Northeast has turned into a maze of detours as orange cones and yellow police tape block off streets closed by fallen limbs and downed power lines. PECO says the number of outages caused by the "Frankenstorm" has set a record.


Rain and wind in NE Philly today, tapering off tonight

Accu-Weather says the effects of Tropical Storm Sandy will continue through tonight with more rain and some high winds. The temperature is cooler than normal, and the high today will only be 54 degrees, colder than the normal of 61 degrees for this date.


Attention readers

This Northeast Times website will continue to post updates throughout the storm. Please check back for more information.