Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Public access TV tunes in some brotherly love

The public media outlet finally has arrived in Philadelphia! PhillyCAM, which telecasts on Comcast channels 66 and 966 and Verizon’s 29 and 30, opened its studios and headquarters last week.





Doing it by the numbers

Seble Menkir’s math skills make her a valued volunteer and tutor for the city’s Center for Literacy.


Easy reading



A newfound music library

Musical preference can be narrow. Just consider how satellite radio or Philadelphia’s radio stations air very specific types of music, programmed to appeal to specific tastes. One station has classical; another has country-western; still others have rock, R&B, oldies or jazz.


The past is relevant, says judge in priest case

A complete picture.


Kids are learning highs, lows of synthetic dope

What’s the real dope on the dope that ain’t real dope?