Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Lackman renovations to be reviewed

City Councilman Brian O’Neill (R-10th dist.) will review plans for the renovation of Lackman Recreation Center at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the playground, 1101 Bartlett St.  All neighbors are welcome to attend and review the plans for the project. The renovation should be completed no later than the end of the school year in June, the councilman said in a press release.


Prison for pot grower

Fishtown man busted with 500 pounds of pot gets up to seven years


Police looking for Mayfair flasher

Police are hoping to catch a bizarre flasher who’s been haunting Frankford Avenue at night, asking women to perform sexual acts on him with a slice of Swiss.


Failure to launch

Some astronauts from Northeast High are stuck up in space and waiting to come home.


Freed from prison, Lynn confined to a NE parish

Monsignor William Lynn released from prison, will reside in Lawndale parish.


Lynn freed, to reside at St. William rectory in Lawndale

The public got a look at a much changed Monsignor William Lynn on Monday morning as he entered the Criminal Justice Center at 13th and Filbert streets.


Lynn expected to be released today

Monsignor William Lynn, in custody since his historic June 2012 child endangerment conviction, is expected to be a free man sometime this morning.


Monsignor Lynn no longer in custody

Monsignor William Lynn, locked up since his historic June 2012 child endangerment conviction, is no longer in custody.


Monsignor Lynn released from state prison

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Tuesday put up the $25,000 needed to bail out Monsignor William Lynn, and he was released from an upstate prison into the custody of the Philadelphia prison system this morning.


Snow blows in by 6 p.m. Jan. 2

Forget all that Winter Wonderland bunk. If you can get yourself indoors today while the roads are still clear, do it. The National Weather Service in Mount Holly, N.J., is predicting heavy snow throughout Greater Philadelphia from 6 p.m. today (Thursday, Jan. 2) to 1 p.m. Friday (Jan. 3). The weather service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow.