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.



Woman gets prison time for faking cancer

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



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.