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Bustleton residents question parties at nightclub

The Greater Bustleton Civic League wants to know why a local veterans organization seems to be operating a de facto nightclub that hosts parties for hundreds of walk-in patrons several nights and early mornings each week.

Businesses hit with health code violations

Two Northeast Philadelphia businesses were among about a dozen eateries and food retailers shut down by the city’s Health Department last month after inspectors allegedly found serious health code violations at the locations.

Around Town: March 2, 2016

Judge open house is March 10

Stack, Sabatina applaud direct sea commerce agreement

Lt. Gov. Mike Stack and state Sen. John Sabatina Jr. (D-5th dist.) last week joined Gov. Tom Wolf and other elected officials in praising the start-up of direct sea commerce between the Port of Philadelphia and the Mexican ports of Veracruz and Altamira.

Scholars: February 24, 2016

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. 

Residents voice frustration with increasing crime

Attendees discussed police coverage in the 15th district, a recent shooting, violence at a Frankford Avenue bar and dismissal problems at two local schools during a recent town hall meeting. 

Plots at local community garden are now available

With winter weather still looming in the forecast, it may be a bit too early to stow away the snow boots and shovels for the season. But it’s not too soon to start thinking about the growing season.

PGW contractors reach settlement with city

Three contractors for the Philadelphia Gas Works have reached agreements with the city and PGW to settle allegations that the contractors failed to properly install concrete and asphalt over gas lines that had been repaired or replaced.

Pets of the Week: February 24, 2016

Oh boy! It’s Oskino