Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

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.


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.


Property reassessments almost complete

Almost done.


$9,000 windfall just a con game

The callers say they’re from the government and they want to give you $9,000.


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.


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.


2nd PDAC honors local officers

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


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.


Councilman discusses Philly’s voice with Millbrook Civic

Councilman David Oh thinks Philly loses influence in Harrisburg because city officials must resign their seats if they want to campaign for any posts other than their own.


Zoning topic of next Frankford Civic meeting

Frankford Civic Association members last week were supposed to be asked to support a local businessman’s plan to put a snack bar in his Torresdale Avenue car wash, but the business owner didn’t make a presentation.