Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Northeast’s SPARC program takes flight

There are caves on the moon. Sounds sort of spooky, but the “lava tubes” formed by ancient volcanoes provide great protection from the exterrestrial elements for Northeast High’s astronauts. A lunar cave can be fashioned into a home far, far away from home.


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.


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.



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A permit allowing Maureen McKeown to operate a skin-care business in her home was revoked earlier this month.

A city permit that would have allowed a Morrell Park resident to operate a skin-care business in her home has been revoked.