Northeast Times

 Articles by Northeast Times Staff

Local Friends clean up Pennypack

Employees of Vanguard Corp. teamed with 20 volunteers from the Friends of Pennypack Park and the city’s Department of Parks and Recreation to clean up and beautify Pennypack On the Delaware on Sept. 24. 


Beware of deer, Pa. Gaming Commission warns drivers

Northeast motorists should be on the lookout for whitetail deer and drive with extra caution at night. The deer are looking for love, not autos. It’s fall, and that’s the deers’ breeding season, according to the Pennsylvania Gaming Commission. 


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.


Holmesburg woman shot in attempted carjacking

A Holmesburg woman is expected to recover from a gunshot wound she suffered when a man tried to carjack her on Friday morning, police said.


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.