Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

OPA tells us how it figured out reassessments

The Office of Property Assessment late last week posted on its website the methodology it used to arrive at the property values recently mailed to homeowners.


Bustleton Civic officers unopposed

This year’s election of Greater Bustleton Civic League executive officers pretty much will be a formality later in May.


Sentencing postponed in molestation case

The sentencing of a priest and a former Catholic schoolteacher, who were convicted of molesting a Northeast altar boy, has been postponed until June 12, the district attorney’s office announced.


Uprooting knotweed

Becoming an Eagle Scout is no walk in the park. Well, not entirely. 


Arrest made in sexual assault case

Police have arrested a Northeast man on charges he assaulted a 63-year-old woman in her Rhawnhurst apartment.


Suspect arrested in Rhawnhurst attack

Abraham Cordova of the 7200 block of Horrocks Street is charged in connection with last week's assault of a woman in her apartment in the 7900 block of Loretto Avenue. He is charged with attempted murder and attempted rape.


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.”


Sentencing delayed for pair accused of molesting Northeast boy

The Rev. Charles Engelhardt and former teacher Bernard Shero were convicted in January of sexually assaulting the same boy, who was a student at St. Jerome parish school in the late 1990s.


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.


Spring is in the air

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