Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Property reassessments almost complete

Almost done.


Severe weather should not spike insurance premiums

Your inner cynic can take a breath.


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.


$9,000 windfall just a con game

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


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.


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.


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.


City to spend $400K to upgrade Lackman Rec Center

A nice crowd turned out on a cold night Feb. 5 to hear about plans to renovate the Lackman Rec Center in Bustleton. City Councilman Brian O’Neill, who hosted the meeting at the rec center on the 1100 block of Bartlett Street, said between 20 and 30 people showed up for the evening session held just hours after the region’s worst ice storm knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of PECO customers.


The cookie crumbles

What had been a Nabisco plant for decades will turn off its ovens next year.

More than 350 jobs will be lost when the old Nabisco bakery at the Boulevard and Byberry closes early next year, lawmakers are saying.