Northeast Times

 Articles by Hayden Mitman

Neighborhoods are gearing up for Memorial Day celebrations

With Memorial Day coming up on Monday, May 30, neighborhoods are gearing up for a variety of events, with Bridesburg set to host what organizers believe will prove to be the state’s largest Memorial Day event.


Squilla comes up big in South Philly

In a four way race, Mark Squilla dominated in his home turf of South Philly, winning the Democratic nomination to replace City Councilman Frank DiCicco in 1st District.


Grant aims to pair services in city's most drug-ridden police districts

There are plenty of services to fight addiction and violence in Kensington, Port Richmond and North Philly. Navigating that network of services, however, is no easy task.


Fallen heroes remembered as Philly's Police Week kicks off

Joseph Dugan died nearly seven decades ago fighting a boat fire just off Penn Treaty Park. His family, and the city, haven't forgotten the sacrifice.


Farnese backs bill to revive medical marijuana in PA

Citing his father's struggle with cancer, the senator said the bill could provide relief for patients and bring new revenue to the state.


Bottom Dollar could come to Brewerytown

Residents who have long fought for a supermarket on Girard Avenue in Brewerytown may finally have found a ray of hope in Bottom Dollar Foods, a retail chain looking to take root in the Philly market.