• Merry & bright

    The holidays are here and there are plenty of events throughout the Northeast to celebrate the season. 

  • A lifetime of innovation

    Art for the ages: Narissa Ferrer, a 92 year old artist, actress and Navy veteran, stands by an exhibition showcasing her work at Wesley Enhanced Living, 7040 Oxford Ave. She has over 40 paintings, and continues to expand her modern-style artwork. 

  • Providing inspiration

    Two men were honored at the JEVS Human Services’ Strictly Business Awards.

  • State officials tour Tacony Library construction

    State officials last Friday took a hard hat tour of Tacony Library, which is undergoing construction and transformation as part of the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Building Inspiration initiative.

  • Prepping for the future

    Anthony Leneghan, a St. Jerome’s grad, has learned a lot during his first year playing for the nationally ranked St. Joe’s Prep football team.

  • Treading water

    Parkwood resident Mike Doyle will travel to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation next week to join thousands of Dakota Access Pipeline protesters. He plans to share images and descriptions of his experiences with The Northeast Times throughout his time on the front lines.      

  • Providing hope

    Bryce Brooks was only 1 pound, 15 ounces when he was born prematurely. Now his family is helping the miracle workers at Penn’s NICU who saved their son. 

Latest additions

Treading water: Day 3

Park­wood res­id­ent Mike Doyle is join­ing thou­sands of Dakota Ac­cess Pipeline pro­test­ers at the Stand­ing Rock Sioux Re­ser­va­tion this week and shar­ing im­ages and de­scrip­tions of his ex­per­i­en­ces with The North­east Times. 



Treading water: Day 2

Park­wood res­id­ent Mike Doyle is join­ing thou­sands of Dakota Ac­cess Pipeline pro­test­ers at the Stand­ing Rock Sioux Re­ser­va­tion this week and shar­ing im­ages and de­scrip­tions of his ex­per­i­en­ces with The North­east Times. 


Enjoy Christmas stories online

The Northeast Times Facebook page will feature A Magic Sleigh Ride with John McBride beginning on Tuesday, Dec. 13.


Times sponsors decorating contest

The Northeast Times is sponsoring a Christmas decorating contest.


Letters to the Editor: Dec. 7, 2016

Best of luck to Solomon


A grand time

All in the family: Maternity BVM School celebrated Grandparents Day on Nov. 30. Students played bingo with their grandparents, gave them a tour of the school and ate lunch together. 


Community fund seeks donations to help Northeast families in need

The Times’ 68th annual Eleanor Smylie Community Fund will help local families during the Christmas season.


Boyle announces creation of Blue Collar Caucus in House

U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-13th dist.) joined Texas Rep. Marc Veasey in announcing the formation of the Blue Collar Caucus to focus congressional efforts on alleviating the economic anxiety felt by working-class Americans that was so pronounced in the 2016 election, and re-engage Democratic efforts to reach these voters.


Times sponsors meet-and-greet event

Dozens of business, civic and political leaders gathered last week at Maggie’s Waterfront Cafe in East Torresdale for a meet-and-greet event sponsored by the Times.


NewCourtland Senior Services will begin construction in January

Demolition of the old St. Bartholomew School building is underway. The first of three construction phases will begin in January and is expected to continue for 18 months.

Breaking News

Man, 19, surrenders to police in teen’s murder

A murder suspect surrendered to Philadelphia police yesterday afternoon in connection with the Nov. 28 shooting death of a 14-year-old boy on a Lower Mayfair street.


Ex-Somerton Civic president arrested again

The former president of the Somerton Civic Association was back in police custody on Tuesday as authorities were preparing to file an additional theft charge against him.


Fire damages Henry of Mayfair watch shop

An iconic Mayfair watch repair shop will be shut down for a while after a fire there on Saturday.


Teenager shot and killed in Lower Mayfair

A 14-year-old boy was shot to death on a Lower Mayfair street on Monday night when two unidentified gunmen jumped out of a car and opened fire at the victim and his friend, police say.


Suspected gunman puts Far NE on lockdown

A suspected gunman held police and a Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood at bay for about three hours on Monday afternoon as he refused to exit his apartment upon command.

From the Northeast Times

Treading water: Day 3

Park­wood res­id­ent Mike Doyle is join­ing thou­sands of Dakota Ac­cess Pipeline pro­test­ers at the Stand­ing Rock Sioux Re­ser­va­tion this week and shar­ing im­ages and de­scrip­tions of his ex­per­i­en­ces with The North­east Times. 

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

Community calendar: Nov. 16

Please remember to submit calendar listings at least two weeks prior to the date of the event. E-mail to: pronews@bsmphilly.com Visit www.northeasttimes.com for a complete list of calendar events.