• Local elite

    The newest class is inducted into the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame. 

  • A bug’s life

    An often overlooked cultural attraction in Northeast Philadelphia is in the midst of a metamorphosis befitting the regal monarch butterfly.

  • Cardinals flying to the soccer HOF

    When Steve Schmidt and Larry Teal started thinking about a Cardinal Dougherty High School soccer hall of fame, they knew it would take a lot of work. They also knew the school had a lot of quality soccer players who deserved recognition.

  • Celebrating historic designation

    The Historical Society of Tacony recently hosted a reception to celebrate the establishment of the Tacony-Disston Community Development National Historic District, which was made official by the National Parks Service and Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission in the summer.

  • St. Hubert star riding high

    When she’s not leading the St. Hubert soccer team to the playoffs, Ashley Andalis spends time riding horses and helping others.

  • Feinberg has floor to himself

    A 5th Senatorial District debate took place last week, but only one of the two candidates participated.

  • Spirit of inclusion

    Cranaleith Spiritual Center in Somerton earns state approval for historic registry.

Latest additions

Legislative races getting heated as election nears

The campaigns in the 170th and 177th legislative districts are getting heated.

Ryan’s O’Neil defensive about new position

Hailey O’Neil has played just about everywhere. She’s played every midfield position, she’s played forward and she chipped in at stopper when needed.

Taggart House expansion OK’d

A seemingly small expansion at a decades-old East Torresdale bar made a big difference to the city’s Department of Licenses and Inspections recently. On Oct. 10, members of the neighborhood civic association helped the bar owner in navigating municipal red tape.

FOP president honored by Philadelphia Irish Society

Philadelphia’s Irish Society recognized Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 President John McNesby as its Irishman of the Year during the Society’s annual awards dinner on Oct. 13 at the FOP’s Heroes Ballroom.

Butkovitz to hold financial wellness fair on Saturday

City Controller Alan Butkovitz has, for years, been concerned with the financial outlook for baby boomers.

Police investigate civic leader

Police are investigating the possible misappropriation of more than $10,000 from the bank account of a Far Northeast civic association whose members allege that the group’s president withdrew the money without their consent.

Let’s do the time warp again

With the Rocky Horror Show, anything goes at the Bucks County Playhouse this month. 

Pets of the Week: October 19, 2016

William needs a new best friend

Habilaj keeping Crusaders on the run

Davis Habilaj is used to running around, clearing things out and setting the table.

Pets of the Week: October 12, 2016

Daria has a big heart and smile 

Breaking News

Bandits steal gun, cash from Northeast home

An Oxford Circle woman gave Channel 6 viewers an up-close view of how gunmen invaded her home when she submitted surveillance video of the Oct. 11 break-in to the station’s news program.

Young burglars surrender to police

Authorities are deciding whether to throw the book at two grade-school kids who burglarized a Northeast charter school and made off with some spare change on Oct. 9.

Two shot, one dead in Crescentville

Homicide detectives have two crime scenes, two victims, a gun, a bunch of spent shells, a bundle of marijuana and a wad of cash, but they also have a lot of unanswered questions about the slaying of one man and wounding of another in Crescentville last Wednesday.

Two Northeast teens die in crash rushing to the hospital

Two teenagers from the Northeast died in a car crash early last Friday as they were bound for Temple Hospital to see a friend’s father who had been robbed and beaten at gunpoint.

Police investigate civic leader over missing money

Police are investigating the possible misappropriation of more than $10,000 from the bank account of a Far Northeast civic association whose members allege that the group’s president withdrew the money without their consent.

From the Northeast Times

Rafferty gains endorsements as election nears

The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, National Federation of Independent Business and Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association have endorsed state Sen. John Rafferty for Pennsylvania attorney general.

From the Star

Setting the record straight on the Aramingo Diner

Last Friday came and went, and the Aramingo is still open. Patricia (Patti ‘Star’) Buzine has the scoop from the owner.

Latest Events

Religious Events: October 19, 2016

All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.