Northeast Times

 Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Gunfire erupts at Tacony pool hall

A man suffered at least six wounds of the chest, arms and legs during a Sept. 6 shooting at a Tacony pool hall, but he has survived the attack, Philadelphia police say.


Area civic groups set meetings

Capt. Deborah Kelly, commander of the 8th Police District, invites the public to attend her next town hall meeting on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 6 to 7 p.m., at 8th district headquarters, Academy and Red Lion roads. Residents of the district will be able to discuss pubic safety issues with the captain.


Old North Catholic building sold

Fifteen months after its closure, the building that housed North Catholic High School for 84 years was sold to a charter school.



Northeast robber gets 107 years in prison

A federal judge on Sept. 8 ordered a Philadelphia man to serve 107 years and one day in prison for the armed robberies of five Northeast businesses in 2006 and 2007.