Sophomores from Philadelphia Academy write to the Times to express their concerns with Roosevelt Boulevard and remedies to make the roadway safer.
The 38th annual Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade was held Sunday. Local bands, schools, businesses, dance groups, musicians and Mummers participated in the parade, which traveled south on Frankford Avenue.
They’re off at St. Anselm’s
Mayfair native Sean Thompson has been performing as long as he can remember. Now, he’s landed a starring role in Les Misérables.
Will he overstay his welcome at your house this year? Will you be ready to throw him out soon? Tomorrow, he’ll be the center of attention at your holiday table, dressed and basted to perfection. But in just a few days, Tom could be taking up valuable space on your refrigerator shelf.
Dunphy Ford, 7700 Frankford Ave., held its second annual Sledge Hammer Bash on Saturday. People used a sledgehammer to smash a used car painted with Dallas Cowboys colors.
Thursday, November 27
Come hang with Cody!
Thanksgiving hasn’t arrived yet, but the Northeast Times has already heard from residents requesting help this holiday season. The 66th annual Eleanor Smylie Community Fund has helped thousands of families during the Christmas season.
An outburst of domestic violence claimed the life of Holme Circle resident Constance “Connie” Murray last August, but anxiety had been festering for months between the victim and her husband, Christopher Murray, according to testimony at his Nov. 18 murder hearing in Philadelphia’s Criminal Justice Center.
A former schoolteacher from the Northeast who is accused of molesting a boy in a Bucks County middle school waived her preliminary hearing on sexual assault charges last week.
The Mayfair tire slasher was screwing around with some parked cars in his new neighborhood, so authorities nailed him with more criminal charges, according to Philadelphia police.
It doesn’t take a super computer to figure out when the former Tacony-based child prostitution tycoon Enoch Smith will become a free man once again. It won’t be for a very long time, if ever.
The saga of the former Northeast Community Center took another twist recently when a for sale sign appeared in front of the 3/4-acre property at 2840 Holme Ave.
The new Wissinoming Civic Association had a lot of planning to do during its monthly meeting on Nov. 18.
Last Friday came and went, and the Aramingo is still open. Patricia (Patti ‘Star’) Buzine has the scoop from the owner.
NORTHEAST OLDER ADULT CENTER Dec. 4. New York City. Radio City Music Hall. $125 includes transportation, ticket to the show and lunch at Olive Garden. 215-685-0576.