Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

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.


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.


Learning from Mr. Eubanks

“Listen!” Kevin Eubanks stressed to the young musicians gathered in Northeast High School’s Room 135 last Thursday. “You have to listen to the people next to you.”


School journeys to 1961 with time capsule

A letter could be mailed with a 5-cent stamp when the cornerstone of Bustleton Elementary School was laid back in 1961. 


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.


The heart of the circle

Imagine a hundred drummers drumming.


Greater Bustleton elects new vice president

Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League elected a new vice president during their June meeting at Temple Beth Ami on Old Bustleton Avenue.


Scenes from a school

Students at Northeast High were eager to create a mural in tribute to their school. The challenge was answering a basic question: What should the images be?


Stones & Stuff

Whether it’s rocks or picture frames, Frankford artist Jean Grenfell Smith can see artistic possibilities in just about anything.


Parkwood could home athletic training facility

Joe Brown is still pitching.