For its holiday show, the Walnut Street Theatre is presenting the award-winning musical The Music Man. Because the story involves a con man promising to teach children how to play in a marching band, the cast includes 30 local youngsters.
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Anthony Mele, director of Catholic Clinical Consultants, was happy to see a big turnout at a recent meeting of the Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community.
Laura Wagner came to Holmesburg Civic Association’s December meeting to try to recruit foster parents.
Authorities have identified a Wissinoming woman and former bank teller as a pivotal figure in an elaborate check-forging scheme that netted about $40,000 in proceeds.
Suicide attempts, gunpoint robberies, home invasions, road rage assaults, attempted rapes and carjackings: the 8th Police District has seen all of those crimes and a lot more during the second half of 2012.
Extreme Rising will hold a pro wrestling card at the Pennsylvania National Guard Armory, 2700 Southampton Road (at Roosevelt Boulevard), this Saturday at 7 p.m.
The Philadelphia Parking Authority began full enforcement at three new red-light camera intersections in Northeast Philadelphia last Wednesday.
Two men were found shot to death in the Northeast on Christmas Eve, police said.
So far this holiday season, the Northeast Times’ Eleanor Smylie Fund has collected $9,058 from readers who have donated to their neighbors in need.