Northeast Times

 Articles by Ed Morrone

Off-duty police officer shoots dog-doo dumper

A Lawndale dog owner ended up with a bullet hole in his leg after he allowed his pet to take a dump in an off-duty cop’s front yard, then refused to clean up the mess, according to Philadelphia police.


Offseason outlook: Kuzmick, St. Hubert want to reach next level

Brian Kuzmick has been the basketball coach at St. Hubert for almost a decade, and the Bambies have been an annual lock to punch their ticket to the Catholic League playoffs. While that’s all well and good, like any coach worth his mettle, Kuzmick wants more.


McHugh Brothers give back to St. Matthew CYO

When Tom Schickling and Mike Ginley take a look at Dylan and Tyler McHugh, beaming smiles fill their faces. When you’re involved in CYO athletics as long as Schickling and Ginley have been, this type of reaction is inevitable when things swing back around full-circle.


A Fitness Crusade

Father Judge’s Jimmy Lynch has a strong passion for fitness and wellness. Now, in a newly-established initiative, he’s sharing that with the student body.

When Jimmy Lynch landed the job as Father Judge’s athletic director last summer, he said there would be much more to the position than just overseeing the school’s sports teams. 


Determined Ragdolls start planning ahead

On the surface, Ashley Smink and Shannon Glenn act like your typical high school sophomores when obliging a visiting reporter an interview.


Enjoying the ride

Despite a narrow defeat in Sunday’s Public League championship game, Northeast High School celebrates a rewarding season of girls basketball.

Phil Monastra drew up the game plan, and his team executed it to near perfection. When the final buzzer sounded and the Northeast girls basketball team ended up on the wrong side of the scoreboard, the Lady Vikings’ head coach wasn’t angry about the result.


Following elimination, Ragdolls already pumped for next hoops season

As a basketball coach, part of Mike McCusker wishes life had a fast forward button that he could push, magically making next season appear?


Lincoln girls’ basketball eyes progression entering offseason

Taking some time to reflect on a successful season, MIke Turchi was not about to rest on his laurels.


Northeast wins first-ever Class AAAA girls’ hoops title

For a school that’s been around as long as Northeast has, it gets harder and harder to establish a “first.”


A view from the top

On the surface, the request itself was kind of ludicrous, but Idris White didn’t mind humoring an inquisitive party.