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New bill would conceal IDs of police involved in shootings

Revenge may be a dish best served cold, but state Rep. Martina White and Philadelphia’s police union are trying to ensure that it’s not served at all, particularly when it’s dispensed as a perversion of so-called street justice.


Friends of Poquessing protect newly planted trees

Friends of Poquessing Watershed attached protective sleeves to more than 150 trees in Benjamin Rush State Park. 


Continuing her service

Megan Cavanaugh wasn’t supposed to see combat. Although a duly-trained Marine, she was — and remains — a woman. And women could get hurt real bad in combat, according to the policy makers for the United States military.


A celebration of family

Our Lady of Calvary will host a special outdoor Mass this Sunday in anticipation of The World Meeting of Families. 


Around town: September 9, 2015

Italian festival at Our Lady of Consolation


Trump wins straw poll at Republican clambake

Donald Trump easily won a Republican presidential straw poll conducted by the Times at Sunday’s Philadelphia Republican City Committee clambake at Cannstatter’s.


Scholars: September 2, 2015

The Northeast Times would like to congratulate the following college graduates, students who were named to their school’s dean’s list, and area residents who recently received special honors. 


Prison inmates design handcrafted chair for Pope Francis

Philadelphia Prison System staff and inmates have designed a handcrafted chair that will be presented as a gift to Pope Francis during his visit to the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility on Sunday, Sept. 27.


Pets of the Week: September 2, 2015

Mick wants to play outside


Neilson sworn into office after winning special election

“While there are many important issues to tackle, ending the budget impasse is one of my top priorities. Too often, partisan ideals get in the way of workable policy, and it is my hope to change that.” — State Rep. Ed Neilson