Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Rough riding

City streets dimpled with more than 11,000 potholes.


Union workers urge boycott of Mondelez products

Echoing elected officials’ call for a boycott of Oreos and other snack foods made by Mondelez International, the union whose members will lose their jobs when the company closes its Northeast Philadelphia plant next year also is asking the public not to buy the company’s products.


Saving Brennan

Brennan Sheerin is a happy, healthy little boy.


Councilman urges Bustleton Civic to invest

If you’re going to spend money on anything, members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League were told last week, spend your organization’s dollars to preserve your neighborhood.


Northeast nonprofit helps victims and crime witnesses

A Northeast-based nonprofit can provide financial help to crime victims, the organization’s executive director last week told 15th Police District Advisory Council members.


Celebrate Iraqi culture at museum exhibit

There are several hundred Iraqis living in Northeast Philadelphia, and their culture and their history will be the subjects of a daylong program at the Penn Museum, 3260 South St., on March 8.


Northeast alum donates computers to SPARC program

A Northeast High alum has donated computers and other equipment to the school’s Space Research Center, and, meanwhile, fundraising to keep the decades-old after-school science program going are continuing.


Property reassessments almost complete

Almost done.


Severe weather should not spike insurance premiums

Your inner cynic can take a breath.


Ex-Northeast priests removed from ministry

Two priests formerly connected to Northeast churches have been found “unsuitable for ministry,” parishioners were told last weekend.