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Expect some delays on I-95

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will close lanes on Interstate 95 in Northeast Philadelphia on Thursday, Aug. 4, for bridge inspection.The northbound left lane at the Betsy Ross Bridge will be closed from 9...

Take a swing for charity at golf outing

The 6th annual Carr Stone Carr golf outing will take place on Friday, Aug. 12, at Juniata Golf Course.This year, the event is also hosted by Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 87.The cost is $80 per...

Frankford man is charged with murdering his girlfriend

A Frankford man was arrested on murder and arson charges last week after he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend to death and set her East Mount Airy house on fire.Philadelphia police captured Donald Newsome, 32, of...

8th PDAC hosts a big barbecue for war veterans

Members of the 8th Police District Advisory Council recently visited the Delaware Valley Veterans Home on Southampton Road to honor the vets’ service to the United States by sponsoring a barbecue for them.PDAC chairman Harry...

Oxford Circle Church has space for new PAL center

A new PAL center is expected to open in the Northeast before the school year begins.The Police Athletic League will use the gym and classrooms at Glading Memorial Presbyterian Church on Cheltenham Avenue in Oxford...

Priests in child molestation cases going to trial

Prosecutors never said Monsignor William Lynn ever sexually abused a child, but they claimed his actions allowed other priests to molest minors and charged him with endangering the welfare of children.A Common Pleas Court...

Oxford Circle man suspected in Virginia jewelry heist

An armed jewelry store robbery allegedly committed by two Philadelphia men near Williamsburg, Va., last week went wrong on so many levels, it’s a wonder how Oxford Circle resident Eric D. Roach lasted more...

Fear and loathing on I-95

I love driving on I-95 through Northeast Philly. Nothing is so relaxing as casually glancing at your mirror and being freaked by the massive headlights of a screaming 16-wheeler that’s six inches off your...

An unhappy evening of ‘metha-drone’

Susan Potts-Nulty holds a “No Methadone Clinic” sign at Lincoln High School about the proposed Methadone Clinic on the 7900 block of Frankford Ave. on Tuesday, July 26.Kevin Cook/for the TimesThe 800 people who crowded into...

Dollar signs

Many Philadelphia property owners are already agitated about recent increases in real-estate taxes.Last year, City Council passed and Mayor Michael Nutter signed a bill increasing the tax by 9.9 percent for two years.This year, Council...
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