Northeast Times

 Articles by Hayden Mitman

PTSSD grants 20K to Spirit newspaper

The Penn Treaty Special Services District, until recently, awarded funds to nonprofits, community groups' projects, parks' friends groups, educational and sports programs and local churches. This year, the district has provided a grant to the for-profit community newspaper.


What's up with Ann Street?

Some of Port Richmond’s residents and businesses are being disturbed by dust from ongoing construction, and wonder when the street will return to normal.


NoLibs shooting leaves one dead

Shots rang out in Northern Liberties Monday morning at the restaurant PYT in the Piazza at Schmidt’s, leaving one man dead.


Firefighters’ union vs. Nutter and Ayers

Local 22, the union that represents the city's firefighters, said they are are seeking justice in the wake of the April 9 Bucks Hosiery fire.


A man with a plan, and a blog, to combat city blight

Chris Sawyer hopes to make information about property issues and vacant buildings throughout the city more readily available to residents by way of his blog, Philadelinquency.


Union claims fire deaths were 'preventable'

In calling for Commissioner Lloyd Ayers’ resignation, Local 22 cites 'fatal mistakes' in the fire department's response to the April 9 fire in East Kensington.


EKNA president and local artist hope to make a big purchase: a firetruck

EKNA president Jeff Carpineta and local artist Jesse Gardner have an interesting idea to bring the neighborhood together.


Union claims fire deaths were ‘preventable’

In calling for Commissioner Lloyd Ayers’ resignation, Local 22 cites 'fatal mistakes' in the fire department's response to the April 9 fire in East Kensington.


Kensington's Congreso receives grant to help Hispanic students

Though the landscape of the Philly school system may look bleak at times, some local programs, like Kengsington's Congreso de Latinos Unidos, still work hard on behalf of students.


City’s Parks Alliance to council: ‘Show us the money’

With parks playing such a crucial role in life in our neighborhoods, where's the money to help fund them?