Congratulations to these Northeast Philadelphia scholars!

Britney Brunache has been placed on the Gettysburg College dean's honor list for outstanding academic achievement in the fall 2020 semester. Students with a...

Blythe scores 16 in Judge win

Justin Blythe scored 16 points on Friday night to help visiting Father Judge defeat Lansdale Catholic, 58-52, in a Catholic League boys basketball game. Teammates...

Penn Charter’s Kubach now loving lacrosse

  Now, Jamie Kubach is a lacrosse player. It didn’t start out that way. In fact, when her older sister Kelly was starring in the sport, Kubach...

Crime log: Feb. 24, 2021

Feb. 1 through 14 As reported by Northeast Detectives. Does not include homicides, sexual assaults, narcotics...

Man sentenced for bank and business robberies

Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Gerald Griffith, also known as “Jerry Porecca,”...

Police offer $20,000 in fatal hit-and-run

Police have announced they are offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the identification...

Body discovered in U-Haul truck in Somerton

Two people were arrested after a body was discovered in a U-Haul truck in Somerton...

Police announce arrest of Philadelphia officer in Northeast crash

Philadelphia Police Officer Gregory Campbell was arrested Feb. 6 for suspicion of driving under the...

Crime log: Feb. 8, 2021

Jan. 18 through 31 As reported by Northeast Detectives. Does not include homicides, sexual assaults, narcotics...

Movie review: Nomadland finds its home

In 2011, amidst a recession, a sheetrock plant in Empire, Nevada permanently closed, eliminating almost 100 jobs and sentencing the already-sparsely populated location to...

Letters to the editor

Lock him up It is interesting to hear Gov. Cuomo blame the deaths of the nursing home patients on God. I guess what we should do...

Letters to the editor

Too soon to open public schools Superintendent Bill Hite wants to open schools for K-2 students shortly. That would be great, but statistically in Philadelphia it...

Gale for governor… and Gale for Senate

By Joe Gale In 2015, when the Montgomery County Republican Committee chose a former board member of Planned Parenthood and a tax delinquent as their...

COVID-19 care for those who need it most

By Rep. Joe Hohenstein The statistics associated with COVID-19 are startling. Since the onset of the pandemic, the state Department of Health has reported more...
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