Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Morrell Park skin care service denied

The city zoning board on Tuesday morning wouldn’t give a Northeast resident the OK to operate a business in her Morrell Avenue home.


Improvements to Frankford discussed at PhillyRising meeting

PhillyRising’s new Frankford coordinator Sanya Brown last week asked residents what they wanted to see in their neighborhood.


Bustleton zoning board hearing delayed

A yearslong zoning duel between a Bustleton resident and the neighborhood’s civic group has been delayed.


Bill will deny welfare to sex offenders who skirt Megan’s Law

Sex offenders who don’t register with authorities as required by state regulations won’t be able to collect welfare benefits if a bill co-sponsored by local legislators becomes law.


2nd PDAC stresses importance of reporting crimes

Squeak. Go ahead. Do it again.


Proposed law would withhold welfare from noncompliant sex offenders

New law to require sex offenders to register, or be denied welfare benefits


Northeast High’s SPARC program will fly once again

It looks like the Northeast High astronauts stuck up on the International Space Station will be rescued after all.


Alleged ‘Swiss Cheese Pervert’ out on bail

A Montgomery County man who allegedly exposed himself to women in Mayfair while asking them to perform a sexual act on him with Swiss cheese is out on bail.


Popular Rhawnhurst bakery closes its doors

Hesh’s, the Castor Avenue kosher bakery famed for its chocolate chip loaf, is closing, according to a sign on its window and a posting on its website.


Lackman renovations to be reviewed

City Councilman Brian O’Neill (R-10th dist.) will review plans for the renovation of Lackman Recreation Center at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the playground, 1101 Bartlett St.  All neighbors are welcome to attend and review the plans for the project. The renovation should be completed no later than the end of the school year in June, the councilman said in a press release.