Northeast Times

 Articles by Northeast Times Staff



Military Matters

Air Force Lt. Col. Brian P. McLaughlin has been selected for promotion to the rank of colonel in the U.S. Air Force.


Golf fund-raiser will benefit autism school

The Autistic Endeavors Learning Center will hold a golf outing on Monday, Oct. 17, at the Torresdale-Frankford Country Club, 3801 Grant Ave.


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. 


Woman killed, son hurt in Blvd. crash

A 44-year-old woman was killed and her 4-year-old son injured Monday when they were struck by a car that jumped a curb along Roosevelt Boulevard.


Motorists sought in hit-run that hurt girl

Two vehicles were involved in an accident with a young pedestrian at a Holmesburg Wawa on Aug. 30, but neither driver bothered to wait for help to arrive. Instead, they fled the scene.


Haldeman Ave. bank robbed

Philadelphia police and the FBI seek the public’s help in identifying two men who robbed a Bustleton bank at gunpoint last month. They also are suspects in a suburban bank robbery.


Northeast bank robber sought

A man who robbed four banks in the Northeast and Cheltenham Township last year struck again locally on Aug. 27 and remains at large, authorities say.


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.