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Pajamas for mommas

In May, Bridget Nolan-McKinney left the hospital after giving birth without her baby. That’s because Nora was born seven weeks early and had to spend time in the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania’s neonatal...

Police warn of potential sexual predator in the Far Northeast

Police are warning residents to be on the lookout for a potential sexual predator who has reportedly been spotted in the Far Northeast. The suspect is described on a poster as a 30-year-old white man...

7th PDAC honors Officers of the Month

  George Marko and Edward Sawicki were named 7th Police District Advisory Council’s Officers of the Month. Just after midnight on Oct. 13, the two responded to an aggravated assault call on the 8400 block of...

Letters to the Editor

City needs to help libraries Many Northeast residents don’t know that three of the six branches of the Free Library in Far NE Philadelphia — Holmesburg, Welsh Road and Bustleton — are closed on Saturdays...

St. William to celebrate anniversary

St. William Catholic Church, 6200 Rising Sun Ave., will soon begin celebrating its 100th anniversary. On Jan. 14-16, individuals and families are welcome to have their pictures taken for a commemorative centennial book. To schedule...

Stay toasty with mulled wine

  By Donna Zitter Bordelon Here’s something to mull over. If it’s cider or wine, and it’s getting chilly outside, definitely mull. Make some hot mulled cider or mulled wine, both of which are sure to...

Building his future

When Vanny Channal became an artist, he vowed to use only metal pieces and other building materials that were going to be thrown out. He wanted his art and the materials to deliver a...

A Giant milestone

Northeast Giant Food Stores manager Aaron Abrams reflects on 17 years working at the company as it celebrates its 95th anniversary. Most people may think of working at a grocery store as a part-time job...

Former officer indicted for alleged sexual assault

Thomas O’Neill, a former 2nd Police District officer, was accused of sexually assaulting a woman while on duty.     A former Philadelphia police officer was charged by indictment with one count of deprivation of rights...

Butkovitz announces candidacy for mayor

Butkovitz, of Castor Gardens, criticized Kenney for implementing a tax on sugary beverages. He said consumers experienced “sticker shock” after the tax took effect, adding retail shops and beverage company employees have been hurt. “People...
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