Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Civic group discusses new businesses headed to Parkwood

There was a good turnout for last week’s Parkwood Civic Association meeting, and residents enjoyed a packed and fast-paced agenda that included information about the new Walmart opening in Franklin Mills, a local church’s push for volunteers for neighborhood projects, the Franklin Mills Advisory Council, the Parkwood Shopping Center, the city’s Planning Commission, vandalism at the Decatur School and the opening of Benjamin Rush State Park next month.


179th Legislative District race determined by 89 votes

If there was a primary contest this year that underlined how much weight every vote has, it was in the Lower Northeast’s 179th Legislative District.


City breaks ground at new NE police training center

Capping years of planning, ground was broken at the city’s new police training center off Woodhaven Road on Monday morning.



Normandy Civic gets mixed results from recent events

A couple of recent Normandy Civic Association events were plusses and minuses for the organization’s finances.


Normandy gets mixed results

A couple of recent Normandy Civic Association events were plusses and minuses for the organization’s finances.


2nd PDAC honors two Officers of the Month

Cops are supposed to look around. When they see somebody else doing it, he gets their attention.


Section of Verree Road to close for repairs

A small section of Verree Road in Bustleton will be closed for three weeks to a month to repair damage caused by an early Monday-morning water main break.


7th Police District offers crime prevention tips

You were outside mowing your front lawn and then you headed to your backyard. What did you do wrong?


Supreme Court to review two legal issues in Lynn case

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has agreed to look at two legal issues key to the case of Monsignor William Lynn, the former archdiocesan administrator whose child endangerment conviction was reversed on appeal last year.