Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Triple shooting in Frankford

Three young men were shot Sunday night on the 4700 block of Penn Street in Frankford.

Suspect sought in ATM robbery

Police are looking for a gunman who robbed a woman making a deposit at a Castor Avenue ATM last week.

Police search for teen who assaulted uncle

Police are looking for a Lawncrest teen they said assaulted and critically injured his 58-year-old uncle in the Sentner Street home they shared.

Pilot program brings health care home

If you can recall when doctors made house calls, then you probably can remember “I Like Ike” buttons, black-and-white televisions and afternoon newspapers that cost a nickel.

Pedestrian fatally struck on Cottman Avenue

A 69-year-old Somerton man was struck by an auto at 6 p.m. Monday as he crossed Cottman Avenue and later died at Aria Health’s Torresdale campus, police said.

Officer of the Month honored by 15th PDAC

Patrick Mangold was honored Nov. 24 as the 15th Police District Advisory Council’s Officer of the Month for October for making arrests in several gunpoint robberies.

Man killed by Amtrak train in Frankford

A southbound Northeast Regional train hit and killed a man on Amtrak rails in Frankford late Sunday, according to Philadelphia police. The Hispanic man in his 30s, as yet unidentified, was near Worth and Kinsey streets at 11:42 p.m. Sunday and pronounced dead at the scene at 11:59 p.m., police said.

A lifetime of memories

Mayfair author Dianne Hulme’s novel has a local touch.   

Calvary AA to celebrate 50th anniversary

When members of the Millbrook Civic Association meet in the Mike Bremser Community Room at the Calvary Athletic Association, they’re surrounded by the sounds of kids.

Bus bandit to be sentenced in January

A Brill Street man who police said used a SEPTA bus to escape a late June bank robbery will be sentenced in federal court on Jan. 9, according to court records.