Northeast Times

 Articles by Hayden Mitman

Fishtowner aiming for pizza memorabilia world record

Everything pizza: Brian Dwyer thinks his collection of pizza related stuff might be the world's largest. He hopes to make the items part of Pizza Brain, a restaurant and pizza museum he plans to open on Frankford Avenue.

After 155 years, St. Anne's rings the final bell

A staple of catholic life in the river wards for 155 years, St. Anne's School on Lehigh Avenue saw its final graduating class this year. The school was the city's latest casualty to falling enrollments.

The A's come back to Philly - for the weekend

Those who dream of bringing the Athletics back to Philly will get a brief glimpse of that vision when the Phillies face the Oakland A's at Citizens Bank Park this weekend.

Fishtown student star in new children's book

In person, Samira Long, 12, is something of a shy, quiet kid.

'Farm to Families' makes eating fresh easy (and cheap)

Now open to just about anyone, the Farm to Families program makes picking up a weekly box of fresh, locally produced food easy and affordable.

I-95 expansion could see billboard shakeup in Port Richmond, Bridesburg

While advertising companies are fighting to keep their hold as the highway grows, some see an opportunity to eliminate the signs or bring them into compliance.

City Council could OK Grasso venue

Last week, a City Council committee OK’d a bill that would alter zoning and make the 34,000-square-foot music venue possible, with plans to vote Thursday, June 16, on the bill.

PennDOT wants input on sound walls in Fishtown

With the expansion of Interstate 95 underway, PennDOT is looking for suggestions when it comes to sound barriers in Fishtown and Port Richmond.

Two arrested in Trax murder

An anonymous tip led to the arrest of a man charged in the May 26 murder of Mustafa Shaker. The second suspect turned himself in soon after.

Reward, second suspect announced in Trax murder

Quasheam Richburg, who was twice arrested for violent criminal behavior and illegal possession of a weapon — and twice let free when witnesses failed to appear in court — is now sought in connection with the early morning robbery and murder of a 50-year-old clerk at Trax Foods store in Kensington South.