Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

The Vet Center Northeast: You’ve got a friend

People who are getting out of the service have trouble readjusting to family life and, just as often, their families have a tough time getting used to them again, too.


Frankford Civic has posts to fill

The top posts on Frankford Civic Association are vacant, zoning officer Pete Specos announced at the group’s Nov. 3 meeting.


Frankford’s Quickie Mart owner wants to expand

A Frankford Avenue convenience store owner who wants to renovate his property and also sell beer got an earful from a few opponents during a meeting of the Frankford Civic Association.


Man killed in Blvd. crash

A 21-year-old Philadelphia man was killed Sunday afternoon in a Roosevelt Boulevard traffic accident.


Two suspects sought in jewelry store heist

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the two armed men who made off with jewelry worth more than $200,000 from the Belaggio jewelry store on the 2100 block of Cottman Ave. at 4:50 p.m. last Friday.


2nd PDAC honors Officers of the Month

Bad things could have happened.


2nd PDAC holds workshop session on how to avoid con artists

Con games are limited almost only by the imaginations of the guys who try to pull them off, Assistant District Attorney Mark Winter told Northeast residents last week.


Happy Day!

It was a jubilant time for motorists last week when completed repairs to the Holme Avenue bridge ended months of detours and aggravation.


PECO’s substation set ablaze

If you saw somebody near PECO’s substation at Rhawn and Ditman streets late on Oct. 24, what you know might be worth a lot of money.


Caught up in the movement

Talk about a string quartet — two violinists, a cellist and violist — and most people will think “classical” music.