Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Union workers urge boycott of Mondelez products

Echoing elected officials’ call for a boycott of Oreos and other snack foods made by Mondelez International, the union whose members will lose their jobs when the company closes its Northeast Philadelphia plant next year also is asking the public not to buy the company’s products.


Property reassessments almost complete

Almost done.


Ex-Northeast priests removed from ministry

Two priests formerly connected to Northeast churches have been found “unsuitable for ministry,” parishioners were told last weekend.


Severe weather should not spike insurance premiums

Your inner cynic can take a breath.


Neighborhood news in brief for the week of Feb. 26

The scoop on a proposal for townhomes on Hope Street, problems with the Richmond Street detour, the Livingston Street collapse and other local news.


Northeast alum donates computers to SPARC program

A Northeast High alum has donated computers and other equipment to the school’s Space Research Center, and, meanwhile, fundraising to keep the decades-old after-school science program going are continuing.


Elected officials, union members decry closing of old Nabisco plant

State Sen. Mike Stack said Oreos are his wife’s favorite cookie, but he’s not going to buy them anymore.


Corrected real estate tax bills to be distributed

A Bustleton resident is one of those city taxpayers who, on one hand, won, and on the other, lost.


2nd PDAC honors local officers

Members of the 2nd Police District Advisory Council on Feb. 11 honored officers for outstanding police work.


Mayfair couple to wed at Flower Show

Flowers always are big parts of weddings, but this year, a wedding will be a big part of the Philadelphia International Flower Show.