Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Frankford teen sentenced in gun case

A Frankford man arrested on weapons charges during a violent week on Ditman Street in October has been sentenced to 11½ to 23 months behind bars. 


Dead all over

Frankford native pens memoir about his job removing corpses from homes and hospitals.

How did Andrew Meredith ever start making a living hauling dead bodies?


Zoning board prolongs Bustleton decision

After a long-delayed hearing on whether a Bustleton businessman may legally make dental retainers in a residentially zoned Haldeman Avenue property, members of the Zoning Board of Adjustment decided not to decide.


Taxpayers must confirm BRT hearing requests by July 31

Anyone who is appealing a real estate assessment with the Board of Revision of Taxes should have been keeping an eye on the mail.


Man shot in Frankford

A man was shot in the face early Saturday morning in Frankford.


GPS in phones lead to thieves

Ain’t technology wonderful?


Brothers get up to 41 years for NE shooting

If you’re going to shoot a guy, don’t leave your phone anywhere near his body.


Unlocking a mystery

There’s a lot going on in The Angel of Losses, Somerton native Stephanie Feldman’s first novel. There are mysteries within mysteries, stories within stories, history, mythology and discovery.


Once upon a Nation

Matt Muto is sharing the city’s history through the art of storytelling.

Matt Muto can tell you stories, but his tales aren’t personal reminiscences; they’re little slices of the city’s heritage.


NE man who allegedly worked death camp released on bail

An ailing elderly Northeast man who allegedly worked in the Aus-chwitz death camp dur-ing World War II was released on $100,000 federal bail Monday. Also, Johann Breyer’s July 24 hearing to decide a German extradition request was canceled.