Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

It's a 'half-block party' for Orthodox Street

— Shots fired after a June 23 block party on a nearby street put the July 4th party on Orthodox Street in peril. But a compromise was reached.



Mad about meters

— PECO says the new electric 'smart meters' are safe, but some residents are not convinced.



House arrest for Lynn?

— Convicted felon Monsignor William Lynn hopes for a taste of freedom before he is sentenced.


One man wolfpack

— State gaming officials are attempting to capture a mysterious wolf-hybrid animal that has been spotted in Pennypack Park.


Lynn led to jail, hung jury for Brennan

Monsignor William Lynn charged on one count of endangering children. Jury deadlocked on verdict for Rev. James Brennan.


Breaking news: Jury in priest sex abuse trial says it can't decide

The jury in the priest sex abuse trial in Philadelphia sent a note to the judge this morning telling her that it had reached one verdict, but was a hung jury on all other charges.


Teva center at Read Lion site awaits new review

The drug maker's new CEO and board of directors are reviewing the proposed distribution center.


For church, $11.6 million in legal bills

The Philadelphia Roman Catholic Archdiocese has paid $11.6 million in legal costs in the past two years, mostly stemming from a grand jury report on sexual misconduct by clergy members.