Northeast Times

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Romney tells Yardley crowd Obama fell 'very short' on promises

Meanwhile, former President Bill Clinton campaigns on behalf of President Obama at a rally at Montgomery County Community College this afternoon.








Father Judge student wins essay contest

Father Judge High School senior Alexander Citerone was honored on Oct. 21 as the winner of a student essay contest sponsored by the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame. The contest asked students to write on the theme of “Uncovering Northeast Philly: What makes Northeast Philadelphia Special?”


Storm Sandy updates for Northeast Philly

As of 11 a.m., northbound outer lanes of Roosevelt Boulevard at Woodward Avenue are blocked by a fallen tree. Police are on the scene.


Hurricane Sandy — the cleanup begins

Across the region, PECO crews are busy restoring power that was interrupted by downed trees and power lines. Landscaping crews are sawing their way through old, large trees that were toppled by the high winds that swept the region last night. A drive through the Great Northeast has turned into a maze of detours as orange cones and yellow police tape block off streets closed by fallen limbs and downed power lines. PECO says the number of outages caused by the “Frankenstorm” has set a record.