Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus


Feathered friend

— Whether she's at home or taking a stroll in her Castor Gardens neighborhood, Tami Whittock always has Winston on her shoulder. The small parrot is a colorful character popular with a lot of folks around town.


Let's play!

The Chalfont Playground in Millbrook had been closed for months for a significant makeover. Now it's back, and the neighborhood's kids couldn't be happier.


Sad chapters for Philly's library system

With a plethora of reading materials and the virtual world at their fingertips, Philadelphians love their libraries, but city budget woes are writing some terrible tales of misery.



Woman gets prison time for faking cancer

Leann Moock gets five years after a scheme to avoid a previous sentence.