Articles by Northeast Times Staff

PECO conducts equipment maintenance in Northeast

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


Reunions: October 1, 2014

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


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.


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.


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.


Neighborhood news

Golf outing set for Oct. 11


Reunions: September 24, 2014

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


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.


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.