Articles by Northeast Times Staff

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.


PECO conducts equipment maintenance in Northeast

In looking around the city for trouble with its equipment, PECO found and fixed some in the Northeast. 


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.


Teaming up to fight hunger

Paper or plastic?: 7th Police District Community Relations Officer Rich Simon and former Phillies player and broadcaster Gary Matthews helped bag groceries at Shop Rite, 11000 Roosevelt Blvd., as part of Pennsylvania’s Day to Help Fight Hunger on Sept. 17. 


Car crashes into building on Academy Road

An automobile smashed into the wall of an apartment building on the 9900 block of Academy Road on Tuesday morning, causing extensive damage. Police said a woman driving a vehicle in the parking lot sometime around 11 a.m. pressed the gas pedal instead of the brake, hitting another vehicle and driving it into the wall, causing a large hole. The second car was unoccupied. The driver and her passenger complained of minor injuries and were treated at Aria Health Torresdale.


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.


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.


Reunions: September 24, 2014

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


Essay contest deadline is Friday

The deadline is Friday for high school students to enter the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame essay contest.