“Today, nearly 40 years after the last of our troops came home, I feel the country has come to respect and appreciate the Vietnam veteran.” — Steve Uchniat
Suddenly, it seems, the season is almost upon us. And we need your help.
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.
The Somerton Civic Association’s November general meeting was postponed by one week to Tuesday, Nov. 15, to avoid conflicting with Election Day.
Two Northeast soldiers went to Afghanistan on the same mission. Severely wounded, they’re now tackling the same challenges.
When I was in high school there was a course called “Vietnam.” It was a class devoted to the history of the conflict and its effect on our nation. Guest speakers, all veterans of Vietnam, visited the class regularly to retell their war experiences. It afforded students the opportunity to learn things that weren’t in the textbooks, but it especially enabled them to form a complex human connection to a group of people often marginalized, even vilified, by history and the popular media.
A Frankford Avenue convenience store owner who wants to renovate his property and also sell beer got an earful from a few opponents during a meeting of the Frankford Civic Association.
The top posts on Frankford Civic Association are vacant, zoning officer Pete Specos announced at the group’s Nov. 3 meeting.
Gag order against prosecutors, defense attorneys shuts flow of information about captives held in a basement.
Cesar Viveros, the artist who will create a series of murals for the Frankford business corridor, wants to hear residents’ stories about the neighborhood next Tuesday from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Frankford Community Development Corporation, 4900 Griscom St.