Northeast Times

 Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Frankford shooting wounds man

Police are investigating a Sept. 26 shooting in Frankford that left a 27-year-old man with a stomach wound.


9-year-old’s joyride ends in crash

A 9-year-old boy critically injured himself on Sunday when he took his parents’ car for a joyride and crashed it on busy Roosevelt Boulevard.


Man’s body dumped in Tacony

Authorities have not determined the official cause of death of a man whose body was dumped along the 6400 block of Cottage St. on Sept. 23, although a suspect has been questioned in the case.


Lawncrest mourns loss of community activist

Kenneth A. “Ken” Hyers, the longtime president of Lawncrest Town Watch, died last Friday at age 57.


Times photog earns honors

Northeast Times staff photographer Jenny Swigoda placed first in the National Press Photographers Association’s August Multimedia Contest for her audio slideshow that accompanied an in-depth story about the Philadelphia Veterans Comfort House and the veterans who rely on its services.


The Crime log

The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department.


Snuggle with Toph

Toph is a young social black and white girl that was adopted with her brother Aang (solid gray short hair) as kittens; but sadly they were returned because of divorce. The siblings can go to separate homes or go home together. 


Terrance needs a new home

Terrance (A13822974) is a 1-2 year old lovable, terrier/pit mix that weighs approximately 38 pounds. Terrance passed tests for all types of aggression and gets along well with other dogs and cats. For more information or to adopt Terrance, email kdingler@pspca.org or visit him in person at the Philadelphia Animal Care and Control shelter at 111 W. Hunting Park Ave.


Looking for the purr-fect home

Mercury is a shiny gray blue short hair boy that is also de-clawed. He has grown up with his brother (Merlin also de-clawed). Both would love to be adopted together but going to separate homes is fine too. 


A fun day to be 100

The Glendale Uptown Home, a nursing and rehabilitation facility in Rhawnhurst, recently paid tribute to three residents — Eleanor Lustig and Catherine Raynes, both 102, and Lillian Cohen, 101 — during a National Centenarians Day party. In the photo above, Vanessa Jones dances with resident James Foley.