Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Normandy’s OK with police-training proposal

Residents approve the site on Woodhaven Road.


Shopper robbed on Black Friday

It was a bad day for an early-morning Black Friday shopper at  Franklin Mills mall but it could have been worse.


Broker hopes that deal is near on Frankford Y

“It’s about getting this taken over by someone who will make it a benefit to the community.” — Real-estate broker Sal Palantino discusses the potential sale of the New Frankford Community Y.


Cardinal Bevilacqua will meet with judge

Common Pleas Court Judge M. Teresa Sarmina wants to determine if the ex-archbishop is competent to testify in the trial of one of his former aides.


’Tis the season for spending

Retailers hoping for a little more ka-ching in this year’s Christmas shopping season have been getting some good news. Consumers are expected to spend a little more than they did last year, but only a little bit more.


’Tis the season for spending

Retailers hoping for a little more ka-ching in this year’s Christmas shopping season have been getting some good news. Consumers are expected to spend a little more than they did last year, but only a little bit more.


Two suspects sought in Wawa carjacking

Police are looking for a man and a woman who wanted a ride badly enough to steal one.


Fatal shooting in Frankford

A 46-year-old Tacony man was shot to death in Frankford late Saturday in what police believe was a robbery.


Vandals strike quickly at Holme Avenue bridge

Nobody ever said living in a city is all sweetness and light. Even a happy story has a dark side.


Millbrook: It’s time to resurrect Town Watch

Millbrook is a small neighborhood, but it has its problems. Youths selling drugs and fighting are a couple of examples, and a few residents want to re-form a neighborhood Town Watch to address those problems before they grow.