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Council aide seeks solution for Torresdale Avenue market

Members of the Frankford Civic Association considered two zoning issues during their June 9 meeting, but the biggest topic discussed was a weekend flea market that has sprung up and has been growing on...

Smash-and-grab burglar hits Northeast stores

The Roosevelt Boulevard corridor in the Far Northeast has become a magnet for smash-and-grab-style commercial burglars in recent days, according to Philadelphia police.Detectives have released a surveillance photo of an unknown man who they...

Mayfair man pleads guilty to molestation charges

A former soccer coach from Mayfair last week pleaded guilty to several child-molestation and child pornography charges. Vincent Mickle, 34, will be sentenced Sept. 19.He’s been imprisoned since his arrest in March 2010 on charges...

Police arrest would-be scam artist who ‘note’-ified victims

Police have arrested a would-be scam artist who they allege left numerous written threats on women’s vehicles outside of department stores in the Northeast and South Philadelphia.At least six similar cases were reported to...

Boyle strives to improve neglected properties in Northeast

A Marsden Street resident tells State Rep. Kevin Boyle and 15th District Captain Frank Bachmayer and community relations officer Sharon Krause about the theft of a bicycle from her porch during a tour of...

Featherman concedes razor-thin loss in mayoral primary

John Featherman last week conceded the Republican mayoral primary to Karen Brown.Featherman, a Realtor from Chinatown who ran without the party endorsement, issued a statement on his Facebook page. He noted the margin of defeat...

Fitzpatrick blasts budget at town hall meeting

U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R-8th dist.) meets with constituents following a town hall meeting on June 9 at Community College of Philadelphia’s Northeast Regional Center.U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick said babies born in 2011 are victims...

Helping lives through a Death Race

Firefighter John Stankiewicz trains for the ÒDeath Race,Ó a commando-stylecompetition in Vermont on June 24. Stankiewicz will be raising moneyfor a local family with disabled children. 06/06/10. Sarah Schu.John Stankiewicz spent four years in the...

Life after legacy

Two years and two months into his tenure at Northeast Catholic High School for boys, Michael Bradley learned that he would never graduate from his beloved alma mater.The Archdiocese of Philadelphia had decided to close...

History in the making

SONY DSCBaseball has become a way of life for Esteban Meletiche.A Northeast Philadelphia native, Meletiche has endured a grueling schedule this spring at Keystone College in La Plume, Pa. He plays in the Collegiate...
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