Northeast Times

 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.


Father Judge alum donates $2.5 million

Patrick S. McGonigal, Father Judge class of 1981, donated $2.5 million to his alma mater during a Mass on Saturday in the school auditorium to celebrate Judge’s 60th anniversary.


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.


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.


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.


Calendar of Events: October 1, 2014

Thursday, October 2


Around town: October 1, 2014

Bariatric information session


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.


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.


Trips: September 24, 2014

SONS OF ITALY Sept. 25. Lancaster County. The cost is $125 and includes a stop at Kitchen Kettle Village, lunch at Plain and Fancy, and a ticket to Moses and Sight and Sound Theater. 215-676-1910.