Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Improvements planned for El stop

The Margaret-Orthodox stop on the Market-Frankford line will receive new platforms and three new elevators. 


Frankford Business group announces holiday events

The Frankford Business and Professional Association is looking for more members and also has some holiday events coming up.


Frankford Avenue cleanup is Saturday

Hundreds of volunteers are expected to sweep through the Frankford commercial corridor on Saturday.


Archbishop confirms Pope’s visit in 2015

Philadelphia’s Roman Catholic archbishop last week confirmed that Pope Francis will come to Philadelphia for two or three days during the World Family Conference in September 2015.


15th PDAC honors Officers of the Month

Two guys were really going at it at Torresdale and Hellerman early on Sept. 7, Officer Arthur Green said last week. Turns out they weren’t just fighting; one guy was trying to rob the other.


Chaput confirms Pope Francis visit to Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s archbishop today confirmed that Pope Francis will come to Philadelphia for two or three days during the World Family Conference in September 2015.


Supreme Court denies request to audit campaign finances

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has denied a petition that requests an audit of legislative candidate Jason Dawkins’ campaign finances.


Questionable property uses a hot topic in Northwood

Abandoned properties and questionable property uses dominated discussions during the Oct. 21 meeting of the Northwood Civic Association’s members. 


New Burlington store opens at Castor and Cottman avenues

About 75 people applauded and cheered when the new Burlington store at Castor and Cottman opened for business last Friday.


End of an era

In his more than 50 years at Souder and Unruh, Joe Delaney has seen a lot inside his one-chair barber shop.