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Millbrook Civic is hoping to revive an area Town Watch

Rowdy youths, drug dealing and vandalism are problems that plague city neighborhoods. They’re hardly new anywhere.


Lawncrest mourns loss of community activist

Kenneth A. “Ken” Hyers, the longtime president of Lawncrest Town Watch, died last Friday at age 57.


Frankford shooting wounds man

Police are investigating a Sept. 26 shooting in Frankford that left a 27-year-old man with a stomach wound.


Good news about Holme Ave. bridge

The monthly meeting of the Holme Circle Civic Association featured some really good news and some not-so-good news.


Beware of deer, Pa. Gaming Commission warns drivers

Northeast motorists should be on the lookout for whitetail deer and drive with extra caution at night. The deer are looking for love, not autos. It’s fall, and that’s the deers’ breeding season, according to the Pennsylvania Gaming Commission. 


New zoning regulations top Frankford Civic meeting

A proposal to change the city’s zoning code might provide a check to what members of the Frankford Civic Association have called a proliferation of rooming houses for recovering addicts.


Local Friends clean up Pennypack

Employees of Vanguard Corp. teamed with 20 volunteers from the Friends of Pennypack Park and the city’s Department of Parks and Recreation to clean up and beautify Pennypack On the Delaware on Sept. 24. 


Golf fund-raiser will benefit autism school

The Autistic Endeavors Learning Center will hold a golf outing on Monday, Oct. 17, at the Torresdale-Frankford Country Club, 3801 Grant Ave.


Times photog earns honors

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.


Cut for the Cure is scheduled for Sunday

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.