Northeast Times

 Articles by Northeast Times Staff



Making our veterans comfortable

Volunteers with Home Depot and the organization Mission Continues recently helped restore the Philadelphia Veterans Comfort House in West Philadelphia. Jason Stambaugh (pictured) was among 80 volunteers who aided the cause to spruce up the home for vets in need of shelter.


Our holiday fund helps Northeast people in need

Suddenly, it seems, the season is almost upon us. And we need your help.


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.




Heralding the chapel

The Rev. James E. Tallman and his wife Pat cut the ribbon in The Rev. James E. Tallman Meditation Chapel at the Wesley Enhanced Living retirement community, at 8401 Roosevelt Blvd. Rev. Tallman served as president of the facility from 1983-99. The Spiritual Life Campaign, made up of residents, raised $81,000 for construction. Residents, their families and employees are able to pray, meditate and participate in small group study. The chapel features a piece of original artwork, a bronze and gold structure of the Burning Bush and a handcrafted altar. 


Somerton Civic moves meeting to Nov. 15

The Somerton Civic Association’s November general meeting was postponed by one week to Tuesday, Nov. 15, to avoid conflicting with Election Day.


Teenager tied up during home invasion

A teenager was tied up during a home invasion Monday morning on the 5300 block of Oakland St. in Frankford.