Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Seeking the best and worst vacant lots in the city

The city has a lot of lots - vacant ones, that is. The Campaign to Take Back Vacant Land wants to find the best and worst of them, and help fix up the worst.


'Kensington Strangler' guilty, sentenced to three life terms

The now 23-year-old Antonio Rodriquez, dubbed the “Kensington Strangler,” was found guilty today of raping and killing three women from Holme Circle, Port Richmond and East Stroudsburg, Pa. He'll now face three consecutive lifetimes in prison.


'Kensington Strangler' guilty, sentenced to three life terms

The now 23-year-old Antonio Rodriquez, dubbed the “Kensington Strangler,” was found guilty today of raping and killing three women from Holme Circle, Port Richmond and East Stroudsburg, Pa. He'll now face three consecutive lifetimes in prison.



City planners share vision for Lower Northeast

Picture the Frankford Creek being used for recreation. That’s just one of the changes city planners have outlined for the Lower Northeast.


Decision from Teva expected in December

Circle Dec. 11 on your calendar. On that day a couple weeks before Christmas, an international drug company’s top management will be talking about Northeast Philadelphia.


Four 'Young Heroes' win Liberty awards

Local students awarded for community service.