Latest Carroll Items

    Playoff soccer results and schedule update

    Below is a list of results and an upcoming schedule for remaining games for the boys and girls Public & Catholic League soccer playoffs. Continue to monitor the Northeast Times’  website ( for additional scores, updates and web-only game stories.

    Letters to the Editor: January 29, 2014

    Three years ago, my son was accepted into Northeast High School’s Magnet Program. I didn’t know what to expect and was a bit apprehensive because it is the biggest high school in the city, and I worried that he would get lost in the shuffle. I sat in the auditorium at back to school night and listened to the principal, Ms. Carroll, talk about “her school” and “her kids.” She told us that we were welcome to walk into “her school,” unannounced and she would walk the halls with us. It was apparent to me that this woman had nothing to hide, no worries that her school wouldn’t be running up to par on any given day. 

    2013: The Year in Review

    With this, 2013’s final edition of Star, we present a wrap-up of some of the most engaging, controversial and talked-about news stories in Fishtown, Northern Liberties, Kensington, Port Richmond and Bridesburg. It’s been quite a year.