Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Superintendent addresses Northeast Chamber

The end of last week was busy for School Superintendent William Hite. Still, he made it up to the Northeast.


Improvements to Frankford discussed at PhillyRising meeting

PhillyRising’s new Frankford coordinator Sanya Brown last week asked residents what they wanted to see in their neighborhood.


2nd PDAC stresses importance of reporting crimes

Squeak. Go ahead. Do it again.


Residents discuss neighborhood concerns at Police Service Area 1 meeting

Cigs, drugs and locked-up buildings were the concerns residents brought to last week’s Police Service Area 1 meeting at Aria Health’s Frankford campus.


Morrell Park skin care service denied

The city zoning board on Tuesday morning wouldn’t give a Northeast resident the OK to operate a business in her Morrell Avenue home.


Proposed law would withhold welfare from noncompliant sex offenders

New law to require sex offenders to register, or be denied welfare benefits


Northeast High’s SPARC program will fly once again

It looks like the Northeast High astronauts stuck up on the International Space Station will be rescued after all.


Alleged ‘Swiss Cheese Pervert’ out on bail

A Montgomery County man who allegedly exposed himself to women in Mayfair while asking them to perform a sexual act on him with Swiss cheese is out on bail.


Popular Rhawnhurst bakery closes its doors

Hesh’s, the Castor Avenue kosher bakery famed for its chocolate chip loaf, is closing, according to a sign on its window and a posting on its website.


Frankford NAC hears zoning concerns

Members of the Frankford Neighborhood Advisory Committee’s zoning panel didn’t support — or oppose — a Edmund Street homeowner’s plans to improve his property on the 4700 block.