Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Lynn’s child endangerment conviction appealed

“We’ll have a real fight on our hands,” Thomas Bergstrom said last week. “And I think we’re going to win it.”


Spring is in the air

— And that means it’s time for the city’s sixth annual spring cleanup.


Lynn’s child endangerment conviction appealed

“We’ll have a real fight on our hands,” Thomas Bergstrom said last week. “And I think we’re going to win it.”


Elderly woman attacked in Rhawnhurst

A man who sneaked through an unlocked window attacked a 63-year-old Rhawnhurst woman, striking her head with a hammer several times.


A city in mourning

It’s not just another empty lot in Kensington where such sights are common. The trash-littered parcel, which had been the long-vacant Buck Hosiery building and an adjacent furniture store, is a shrine.


Pair face sentencing

A priest and a former Catholic school teacher convicted earlier this year of molesting a 10-year-old Northeast altar boy will be sentenced April 18 by Common Pleas Court Judge Ellen Ceisler.


Squilla presents bill that will spread impact of AVI

Mark Squilla does not want to rush into pushing 100 percent property assessments on city residents. The South Philly councilman has introduced a bill that would spread the impact of the Actual Value Initiative over three years.


2nd PDAC honors Officers of the Month at recent meetings

During their meetings in March and February, members of the 2nd Police District Advisory Council honored several officers.


Bustleton votes on zoning

Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League on March 27 voted to support one zoning variance request, but shot down another.


Vacant and dangerous

As Nightingale Road resident Denise Schulz stood in her driveway and looked at the scene next door, she saw something in her neighbor’s back yard that gave her pause.