Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Police baseball team to play charity game

The Philadelphia Police Blue Sox baseball team will see a change of scenery for its fourth annual charity game to benefit Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. 


Around town: October 1, 2014

Bariatric information session


Donate clothes to Bustleton Bengals on Saturday

The Bustleton Bengals will be collecting unwanted clothing for the needy during Homecoming football games on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hayes Playground, President Street and Conwell Avenue.


Father Judge football player charged with murder

A Father Judge High School freshman, seemingly on track to be a superstar football player, is facing charges as an adult in the murder of teenager Aisha Abdur-Rahman.


Casino Trips: October 1, 2014

Golden Friends Nov. 11. Resorts Casino. $60 includes a buffet, show and $20 slot play. 215-335-2287, 267-251-7422.


Trips: October 1, 2014

TEMPLE MENORAH KENESETH CHAI Oct. 5. Dutch Apple Dinner Theater in Lancaster. $64 includes dinner, a show and transportation. 215-725-2002 or 215-941-8145.


Pets of the Week: October 1, 2014

Snuggle with Shadow


Wissinoming man sentenced for tax scam

A Wissinoming man last week was sentenced to 32 months in prison for his role in a tax fraud conspiracy, the U.S. Attorney’s office in Philadelphia announced.


Northeast man admits ties to terror group

A Castor Gardens resident has admitted that he lied on immigration forms about his ties to a pro-Islamic, anti-Western terrorist group in his native Afghanistan and will be deported, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Hayatullah Dawari, 62, pleaded guilty on Friday to two counts of immigration fraud and was sentenced to two years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Stewart Dalzell immediately suspended Dawari’s sentence and ordered him to relinquish his status as a legal permanent resident of the U.S. He will be banned from ever returning to the country.


Two Ironworkers admit to extortion

Two members of the Northeast Philadelphia-based Ironworkers Local 401, Francis Sean O’Donnell and William Gillin, on Monday pleaded guilty to conspiracy, arson and related charges, the U.S. Attorney’s office announced. Both men will be sentenced in January.