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Bustleton civic group to weigh proposal for cell tower

Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League will consider a cellular tower proposal at their meeting next Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 7:30 p.m., at Temple Beth Ami on Old Bustleton Avenue.


Remembering Pearl Harbor

The 70th anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor is Wednesday, Dec. 7, and David Christian wants to see American flags flying wherever he looks.


Drug-dealing couple facing prison terms

Akexander Rivera and his wife, Ileana Vidal, did business in North Philadelphia, authorities claim, but they called Tacony home. The couple are unlikely to return home anytime soon after their convictions last week on numerous federal drug charges.


Charlie Chuckle

A cancer survivor from Hawaii brings his joy to the world of cancer patients.


Your generosity is giving others a happy holiday

Another holiday season is at hand, just more than two weeks away, and it’s another holiday season when readers of the Northeast Times have again been so compassionate and caring in helping us to provide turkey dinners and presents to people in need in our region.


Firefighters extinguish four blazes in the Northeast

Philadelphia firefighters put out three fires in the Northeast on Sunday and doused another on Nov. 22.


Frankford resident kills two home invaders

A Frankford resident who earlier this month had been the victim of a burglary killed two men who broke into his home and wounded two others the night before Thanksgiving, police said.


A bittersweet moment

Thought the pain will never end for the loved ones left behind by fallen police officers, a special delivery makes their holidays a little bit brighter.


Our readers are helping to deliver smiles

Day by day, the clock is ticking. So much to do, it seems, and so little time to do it. In just more than three weeks, families around the Northeast will be celebrating with loved ones, preoccupied by the joy and goodwill of the season.


Get the bulldozers ready!

Work is about to begin on construction of a 4.5-acre park near the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge.