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Northeast Philly native processes city through poetry

This has been a big year for Thomas Devaney.  He released two books, recently debuted a documentary and has been making the rounds in local media. The 50-year-old poet’s stock is only rising. Devaney’s work is...

Hard work helps Asia, Vikings make championship

Nate Asia is a perfect example of what happens when you put in the work. Asia is a senior at Northeast High School, and the Morrell Park resident applied to go to the school because...

Big things coming to Insectarium

Explore the world through the eyes of an insect, participate in family and 21+ events and more at the growing Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion.

Frankford CDC receives grant to stabilize fire-damaged building

Community leaders last week took a step to reinvigorate a block in a troubled section of Frankford. The Frankford Community Development Corporation received a $54,610 state grant to stabilize 4663 Paul St., a three-story structure...

Northeast Times names fall award winners

It seems like just yesterday the fall season started. But winter season is now in full swing and it’s time to take a look back and honor those who made the first few months...

Familiar face back to lead Northeast Philly’s police districts

Days after a gunman opened fire on officers in Frankford, Inspector Frank Bachmayer gathered together the captains of Northeast Philadelphia’s four police districts. Bachmayer happened to be nearby when the man began shooting Jan. 9...

Frankford residents rally for peace on MLK Day

On a frigid Martin Luther King Jr. Day, community leaders, neighbors and representatives from various churches gathered to rally for peace at Griscom and Arrott streets in Frankford, steps away from a makeshift memorial...

Food for the soul

Ray Miller, owner of Head Artist Unisex Salon, is opening SoulFood Artist eatery right across the street to bring a new culture of food to the area.

Swift nets milestone win; Ryan clinches first

Jon Swift didn’t always love wrestling. But he certainly loved it on Wednesday night. Swift is a senior 152-pound wrestler at Archbishop Ryan High School who was around the program long before he enrolled in the...

DiVergilis learned a lot at Wood

A stress fracture in your foot isn’t typically a great way to start training camp. It actually worked out well for Ryan DiVergilis. DiVergilis is a senior at Archbishop Wood High School, and right after the...
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