Northeast Times staff photographer Jenny Swigoda placed first in the National Press Photographers Association’s August Multimedia Contest for her audio slideshow that accompanied an in-depth story about the Philadelphia Veterans Comfort House and the veterans who rely on its services.
Welcome to Kids Stuff. Today’s column includes a brief recap of all the major changes that have transpired with our NHL team, the Philadelphia Flyers.
Kenneth A. “Ken” Hyers, the longtime president of Lawncrest Town Watch, died last Friday at age 57.
Rowdy youths, drug dealing and vandalism are problems that plague city neighborhoods. They’re hardly new anywhere.
A mayoral town-hall meeting will take place at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, at Ironworkers Local 401’s Bridgemen’s Hall, 11600 Norcom Road.
The 12th annual Cut for the Cure will take place Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at New Image Hair Salon, at 2522 Welsh Road (at Roosevelt Boulevard) in the Tremont Shopping Center.
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.
“I’m still trying to work with the community, but it seems like they won’t let go of some of the problems from the past,” the owner says.
George Edward “Butch” Ballard, a legendary jazz drummer from Frankford and 2010 inductee into the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame, died Saturday.
Terrance (A13822974) is a 1-2 year old lovable, terrier/pit mix that weighs approximately 38 pounds. Terrance passed tests for all types of aggression and gets along well with other dogs and cats. For more information or to adopt Terrance, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit him in person at the Philadelphia Animal Care and Control shelter at 111 W. Hunting Park Ave.