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Man charged with holding woman captive

A 21-year-old Crescentville man has been charged with holding a woman against her will in his Godfrey Avenue home.


Hardware store bandit on the loose

Police are looking for a man who robbed an Oxford Circle hardware store on Oct. 20.


Robbery spree continues despite storm

Hurricane Sandy’s rain and wind failed to slow a knife-wielding man who robbed several Northeast Philly fast food restaurants, a gas station and his own relative before and during the storm, Philadelphia


Another paint day slated in Frankford

Frankford residents can have a brush with art on Thursday, Nov. 8, at St. Mark’s Church, 4442 Frankford Ave.


A time to give and a time to get

One of the hardest things for many of us to do is to ask for help. That’s why I give great credit to the readers who have contacted the Northeast Times over the last two weeks to ask for assistance during the Christmas holidays.


Crime log (October 31, 2012)

Sept. 24 through Oct. 7


Lemons add zest to marinades

If you’re trying to reduce the amount of salt you use to season your savory dishes, try lemon juice. Nothing adds zest or intensity to a dish like a squeeze of lemon. Lemons also act as a flavor catalyst, preparing the taste buds for the next flavor.


Schwartz-Rooney race a battle of contrasts

Last week, U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz stood with fellow elected officials and others to mark the groundbreaking of a 1.5-mile trail along the Delaware River in Port Richmond.


Plenty to ponder in these pre-election days

— The presidential race gets top billing, of course, but many important decisions await you when you get into the privacy of the voting booth.


Steps on Oakland Street

Howard Snyder, a son of Oxford Circle, returned to his old neighborhood on Oakland Street a few weeks ago for a short trip down memory lane.