Northeast Times

 Articles by Northeast Times Staff


Our holiday fund helps Northeast people in need

I was laid off from my job a few months ago. It’s been hard to keep a roof over our heads, provide food and pay our bills. I would love to see my daughters smile on Christmas. I would appreciate anything your holiday fund could do to help our struggling family.


Ten-year-old boy shot in Tacony

A 10-year-old boy found himself standing in the wrong place at the wrong time when gunfire erupted in Tacony on Monday night, wounding him in the leg.


Princeton Avenue now open to traffic in both directions

A seven-block section of Princeton Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia that previously carried eastbound traffic only was converted to a two-way street on Monday. 


Smoking cited as cause of fatal fire in Wissinoming

Careless smoking was the cause of an apartment building fire that claimed the life of a Wissinoming man on Nov. 8, according to the Philadelphia Fire Department.


Relay for Life is seeking volunteers

The American Cancer Society is looking for volunteers and teams for the first-ever Relay for Life of Northeast Philadelphia. 


Two bank robbers sought

Philadelphia police and the FBI seek the public’s help in identifying two men who robbed a Bustleton bank at gunpoint on Aug. 20. Authorities released surveillance photos of the suspects last week.