Northeast Times

 Articles by Ed Morrone

Making it count

“I think what I'll always remember the most is having fun playing basketball for an extra few years with my best friends.” — Dylan McHugh on playing basketball for St. Matthew CYO.


Filmmaker focuses on cleaning up Kensington

Filmmaker Jamie Moffett has started the Kensington Renewal Initiative, a new program, through which he hopes to restore dilapidated properties and move drug dealers off corners throughout Kensington.


All in the family

As part of a Somerton blended family composed of 10 siblings, these sisters know all too well what it's like to also be part of a basketball family.



Newer depths

“The last thing I want to do is look back on these four years and say I didn’t get to experience high school.” — Little Flower sophomore Rose Clare Pisacano


Do you believe in miracles? St. Hubert says yes!

“We never held a funeral. To me, we were always a body with a pulse.” — St. Hubert athletic director Mike Prendergast on remaining optimistic



Panther progress

“I think this season was a huge step in establishing Fels as a major program in the Public League.” — Samuel Fels basketball coach Mark Heimerdinger


Witnesses recount Panas slaying at trial

“Frank Tepper murdered Billy Panas. He had his entire life ahead of him. Don’t let anybody tell you that he deserved it.” — Assistant District Attorney Michael Barry


Hiring haven

A Wal-Mart is coming to the Aramingo Crossings Shopping Center in Port Richmond. It's bringing more than 300 to the area.