Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Civic group discusses new businesses headed to Parkwood

There was a good turnout for last week’s Parkwood Civic Association meeting, and residents enjoyed a packed and fast-paced agenda that included information about the new Walmart opening in Franklin Mills, a local church’s push for volunteers for neighborhood projects, the Franklin Mills Advisory Council, the Parkwood Shopping Center, the city’s Planning Commission, vandalism at the Decatur School and the opening of Benjamin Rush State Park next month.


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.


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.


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.



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?


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.


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A permit allowing Maureen McKeown to operate a skin-care business in her home was revoked earlier this month.

A city permit that would have allowed a Morrell Park resident to operate a skin-care business in her home has been revoked.


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.