Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Ex-CLIP workers to do prison time

Laborers with the city cleanup program used it to evict homeowners under bogus pretenses and steal their possessions. Nine of them admitted their roles.


The mayor’s feeling peachy

His push for Philadelphians to eat food that’s good for them brings him to a farmers market in Frankford.


Happy school daze

Expanding the Frankford Friends School has been talked about for a while. Zoning variances had to be granted; support had to be gained; financing had to be secured. Not small things, but they needed to be accomplished.


The mayor’s feeling peachy

Dave Fahnestock grew the peaches, but it was the pols who got the applause last week.


Jury selection begins in trial of ex-CLIP employees

Jury selection in the trial of five former city workers accused of ransacking homes began Tuesday. The trial itself was expected to begin late Wednesday or Thursday this week.


No court appearance for Bevilacqua, for now

There was a good chance that Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua wouldn’t be in court last week. 


Bevilacqua court appearance up in the air

A cardinal is due in court. Maybe.


Former CLIP employees go on trial on Monday

Five former city workers accused of ransacking homes are scheduled to go on trial on Monday.


Police think bank robber made a second call

Before the rain started on Aug. 27, a robber swept into the Vist Bank on the 8000 block of Verree Road and was in the pre-Irene wind with more than 12 grand a few minutes later.


Remnants of a catastrophe

Pieces of lost lives.