Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Lawyers ask Pa. Supreme Court to uphold Lynn conviction reversal

The state’s Superior Court was justified in reversing Monsignor William Lynn’s historic child endangerment conviction, the cleric’s lawyers argued in a brief filed last week with the state Supreme Court.


Frankford teen sentenced in gun case

A Frankford man arrested on weapons charges during a violent week on Ditman Street in October has been sentenced to 11½ to 23 months behind bars. 


Dead all over

Frankford native pens memoir about his job removing corpses from homes and hospitals.

How did Andrew Meredith ever start making a living hauling dead bodies?


Zoning board prolongs Bustleton decision

After a long-delayed hearing on whether a Bustleton businessman may legally make dental retainers in a residentially zoned Haldeman Avenue property, members of the Zoning Board of Adjustment decided not to decide.


Taxpayers must confirm BRT hearing requests by July 31

Anyone who is appealing a real estate assessment with the Board of Revision of Taxes should have been keeping an eye on the mail.


Man shot in Frankford

A man was shot in the face early Saturday morning in Frankford.


GPS in phones lead to thieves

Ain’t technology wonderful?


Brothers get up to 41 years for NE shooting

If you’re going to shoot a guy, don’t leave your phone anywhere near his body.


Unlocking a mystery

There’s a lot going on in The Angel of Losses, Somerton native Stephanie Feldman’s first novel. There are mysteries within mysteries, stories within stories, history, mythology and discovery.


Once upon a Nation

Matt Muto is sharing the city’s history through the art of storytelling.

Matt Muto can tell you stories, but his tales aren’t personal reminiscences; they’re little slices of the city’s heritage.