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Northeast News (June 12, 2013)

Father’s Day barbecue set for the Radisson


City Council committee recommends new tax rate

A City Council committee last week recommended a tax rate of $1,340 per $100,000 of assessed property value, just a bit higher than the $1,324 per $100,000 rate recommended earlier by Mayor Michael Nutter.


Days could be numbered for Philadelphia Traffic Court

State senate to vote on transferral of Philadelphia Traffic Court.


Discover fun on the Delaware

The nonprofit Discover Boating on the Delaware is encouraging people to take advantage of the fun activities available on the Delaware River.


We bid farewell to a key newsroom editor

Longtime Northeast Times community editor set to retire. 


Pets of the Week (June 12, 2013)

Want to adopt these pets?


Rush hopes budget cuts don’t kill exchange program

Students recently returned from a trip to Poland organized by an assistant principal. 


Congregants in Frankford plead to keep church open

St. Joachim parishoners — as well as those at St. Leo — are trying everything to keep their churches open.


Third-grader enlists in budget battle

Eight-year-old Bustleton girl petitions to halt district layoffs.


Judge sentences priest and former school teacher to prison terms

      A judge today ordered lengthy prison terms for a priest and a former Catholic school teacher who were convicted of molesting a 10-year-old boy at St. Jerome's parish in the 1990s.