Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

A lot on your license plate

As Officers Denise McCarthy and George Schweizer patrol the Northeast’s 2nd Police District, equipment mounted on the roof of their car is looking for stolen vehicles.


Will garden grow on you?

— The relatively mild winter is giving gardeners an early start in the dirt. But it also has awakened some unpleasant things that require lots of tugging and pulling.




Tax message hits home on Tulip Street

— Lawmakers set up podium on porch to rap Nutter's plan for property assessments.


Boyle easily gets nod for second term

“Turnout was anemic.” — Rep. Kevin Boyle


For kids, gambling is a big deal

Parents worry. Why wouldn’t they? There are so many ways their kids can go wrong.



8th district commander beefing up street patrols

— He tells Millbrook and Parkwood residents of strategy to go after unruly juveniles, prevent property crimes.


Happy Days

— It has been more than five decades, but folks like Bunny Gibson and Charlie Gracie still recall the glow of 'Bandstand' and its legendary host Dick Clark, who died last week at 82.