Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Lynn freed, to reside at St. William rectory in Lawndale

The public got a look at a much changed Monsignor William Lynn on Monday morning as he entered the Criminal Justice Center at 13th and Filbert streets.


Monsignor Lynn no longer in custody

Monsignor William Lynn, locked up since his historic June 2012 child endangerment conviction, is no longer in custody.


Lynn expected to be released today

Monsignor William Lynn, in custody since his historic June 2012 child endangerment conviction, is expected to be a free man sometime this morning.


Snow blows in by 6 p.m. Jan. 2

Forget all that Winter Wonderland bunk. If you can get yourself indoors today while the roads are still clear, do it. The National Weather Service in Mount Holly, N.J., is predicting heavy snow throughout Greater Philadelphia from 6 p.m. today (Thursday, Jan. 2) to 1 p.m. Friday (Jan. 3). The weather service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow.


Monsignor Lynn released from state prison

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Tuesday put up the $25,000 needed to bail out Monsignor William Lynn, and he was released from an upstate prison into the custody of the Philadelphia prison system this morning.


Property owners report incorrect taxes

Marvin Lewis was one of the lucky ones, or, so he thought. The Fairfield Street resident in November was informed that the assessment on his home would be knocked down almost $14,000.


More than 500 lose power near Cottman and Brous

“An issue with an underground cable” before 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 30, cut power to 571 PECO customers who live near the intersection of Cottman and Brous avenues.


Contractors must show license

Contractors who submit permit applications to the Department of Licenses and Inspections will have to submit “tax clearance” forms and show they have insurance. Contractors also must show they have insurance coverage for general liability, workers compensation and automobile liability.


Monsignor Lynn getting out of jail

The first member of the Roman Catholic Church’s U.S. hierarchy convicted of hielding a child-molesting riest is getting out of jail. Monsignor William Lynn just isn’t getting out for free.


Lynn conviction reversed

Pennsylvania’s Superior Court has reversed the endangering children conviction of Monsignor William Lynn, and his lawyer hopes to have him out of prison by tomorrow.