Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Church seeks property developer

The reason the Police Athletic League is looking for a new home for its Gibbons center at 6901 Rising Sun is that the church that owns the building can’t afford to keep it.


Car burglars caught on tape

Police have nice clear recordings of two guys they believe broke into a car parked on an Oxford Circle street, and detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying the men.


Pine Road bridge gets new weight restriction

Pine Road’s bridge over Pennypack Creek is getting a new weight restriction of 20 tons while the Streets Department repairs some deterioration recently discovered.


PGW employees protest proposed sale

Unionized Philadelphia Gas Works employees have been against the proposed sale of the utility since it was announced earlier this year.


What a Rush

Benjamin Rush State Park gets its grand opening.

Work improving Benjamin Rush State Park at Southampton and the Boulevard was pretty much finished in 2013, but last Thursday, it became official with a grand opening ceremony.


Normandy backs canine day care center

Members of the Normandy Civic Association voted to support a plan to put a canine day care center in an empty Comly Road warehouse.


Murt bill targets revenge porn

The things we do for love … and live to regret.


Holy Redeemer scores savings with energy idea

Holy Redeemer Health Systems workers can hear the sound of energy savings when they park their cars in the employee garage off Huntingdon Pike in the Meadowbrook section of Lower Moreland.


What is that little brown and black bird?

What’s that bird with a shiny black body and neck and head the color of dung?


Residents unable to return home after Fox Chase fire

Residents of a Fox Chase condominium building hit by a Jan. 30 fire are wondering when they’ll be able to go home. They might not return soon. Why is kind of a complicated story.