Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus


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?


Normandy gets mixed results

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


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.


SPARC program will fly again next week

Northeast High’s space program, whose wings seemed permanently clipped just a few months ago, will be flying again next week.


City permit revoked from Morrell Park resident

A permit allowing Maureen McKeown to operate a skin-care business in her home was revoked earlier this month.

A city permit that would have allowed a Morrell Park resident to operate a skin-care business in her home has been revoked.


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.


15th PDAC honors officers

Those two guys on the 3300 block of Tyson Avenue late on March 11 were cops. That turned out to be bad news for the three other guys who were attacking and robbing a man. They’re now in custody.


Citizenship naturalization ceremony held at Northeast High

One hundred people from 46 countries changed nationalities last week and became American citizens during ceremonies at Northeast High.