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End of an era

The staff and customers of Tony’s Place, 6300 Frankford Ave., last Friday said goodbye to waitress Louise Berry, who retired after 35 years.


Conservatorship Law can rehabilitate abandoned properties

Is there an abandoned, derelict property on your block? The state of Pennsylvania has an app for that.


Bustleton Civic awards students for community service

The Greater Bustleton Civic League awarded special recognition to five local grade school students last week for their achievements in academics and community service.


Around town: June 3, 2015

Tacony community day slated for Saturday


The test of time

Decades later, local veteran’s name is added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.  


Taylor bill would aid state’s lowest-performing schools

State Rep. John Taylor (R-177th dist.) plans to introduce legislation intended to rescue the state’s lowest-performing schools.


Swenson student awarded college scholarship

Comcast surprised Swenson Arts and Technology High School student Michele Holland with a $10,000 college scholarship during the company’s annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program in Harrisburg. In all, Comcast awarded $200,000 to 191 Pennsylvania students, including more than 40 from Philadelphia.


Pet of the Week: May 27, 2015

Panda needs a new home


Northeast’s finest

The 30th Annual Northeast Times Sports Awards Banquet was held on May 20 at Cannstatter’s.