Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus


Pharmacy robber strikes again

A man who fits the description of the bandit who robbed more than a dozen Philadelphia-area drug stores got prescription drugs and cash from the Somerton Pharmacy on the 10800 block of Bustleton Ave. Thursday evening.


Man charged with holding woman captive

A 21-year-old Crescentville man has been charged with holding a woman against her will in his Godfrey Avenue home.


Hardware store bandit on the loose

Police are looking for a man who robbed an Oxford Circle hardware store on Oct. 20.


Another paint day slated in Frankford

Frankford residents can have a brush with art on Thursday, Nov. 8, at St. Mark’s Church, 4442 Frankford Ave.


Sandy has arrived

Northeast residents squeezed in last minute shopping on Monday morning in preparation for Hurricane Sandy.


Flood-prone homes in Bensalem urged to evacuate

Bensalem police officers are knocking on doors near the township’s waterways to advise people to evacuate.


Philadelphia prepares for Hurricane Sandy

Mayor Nutter held a news conference outside City Hall on Friday to warn people who live in flood-prone areas to move by 2 p.m. Sunday, in advance of Hurricane Sandy. He also talked about the city's preparations for what is expected to be a major storm. Cancellations because of the storm warnings have already begun.