Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Slime sublime

Dow chemists show camp kids that making colored goop can be a fun science lesson.


Public encouraged to voice complaints about police force

Do you have a beef with somebody who wears a badge?


Crusader for the helpless

Former Northeast resident Yuan Tang left teaching and found her true calling — law school and legal advocacy for vulnerable immigrants.


He's not so mad after all

“I wear a white lab coat,” the mad scientist said. “Why? Because it looks cool.”


2nd PDAC salutes local heroes in blue

The 2nd Police District Advisory Council honored five police officers during a meeting at the Philadelphia Protestant Home on Tabor Avenue.


Rhythmic revelations

Lansdale resident Jordan White always knew he wanted to be a professional musician. Now he’s living his dream.


Bustleton group approves church’s plan to lease classroom space

Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League last week conditionally approved a church’s plan to lease classroom space on the 600 block of Welsh Road to a charter school.


Continuing to rebuild

Jack Hanratty said he constantly catches himself looking up at the sky. Why not? Last month, the sky looked in on him.


School district honors Mora

The School District of Philadelphia has named Edwin Forrest School’s Sharon Mora its teacher of the year for 2010-11.


Council aide seeks solution for Torresdale Avenue market

Members of the Frankford Civic Association considered two zoning issues during their June 9 meeting, but the biggest topic discussed was a weekend flea market that has sprung up and has been growing on the 4200 block of Torresdale Ave. during the past year.