Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

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.


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 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.


Accused priest allowed to return to ministry

A priest accused of molesting minors who has been on leave since 2011 has been ruled suitable to return to ministry, Archbishop Charles Chaput, leader of Philadelphia’s Roman Catholic Archdiocese, announced Sunday.


GWHS officer’s cause of death was heart disease

A Philadelphia School District police officer who was found unconscious in a Washington High bathroom last week died of severe coronary heart disease, according to the Montgomery County coroner.


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. 


Increased crime a hot topic at Frankford Civic Association meeting

Some residents who live around the intersection of Worth and Orthodox streets want to talk to police about loitering, drug sales and prostitution in their neighborhood.


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?


Gibbons PAL Center looks for a new home

This is one of those good news-bad news stories.


Hurricane response planning discussed at meeting

Mark Twain, who had more of his own oneliners than Henny Youngman ever would, famously quoted his friend essayist Charles Dudley Warner, that everybody complains about the weather but nobody does anything about it. On Tuesday, some people gave it a try.