Northeast Times

 Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Pets of the Week: October 1, 2014

Snuggle with Shadow

Around Town

See what's happening in your neighborhood in the Times' Around Town section. 

Reunions: September 24, 2014


Calendar of Events: September 24, 2014

Thursday, September 25

Neighborhood news

Golf outing set for Oct. 11

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.

Essay contest deadline is Friday

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

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.

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.

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.