Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Frankford High seeks volunteer mentors

One hour a week.


Armed robberies are declining in 15th district

Robberies with guns have dropped 13 percent in the 15th Police District, Capt. Frank Bachmayer told members of the 15th Police District Advisory Council during their recent meeting in the John M. Perzel Community Center.


Not a bad guy

At the Rosenbach, a festival shows that Dracula was so much more than a fellow whose personality downright sucked.


Making the healthy choice

Local doctors have recommended building a new primary-care facility in the Northeast to treat uninsured city residents or people with Medicaid.


Millbrook Civic is hoping to revive an area Town Watch

Rowdy youths, drug dealing and vandalism are problems that plague city neighborhoods. They’re hardly new anywhere.


New zoning regulations top Frankford Civic meeting

A proposal to change the city’s zoning code might provide a check to what members of the Frankford Civic Association have called a proliferation of rooming houses for recovering addicts.


Normandy Civic recaps summer happenings during meeting

Things happened during the summer, the Normandy Civic Association’s president, John Wisniewski, told members Sept. 20 during their first meeting in several months. There were stories of vandals, burglars, skunks and a naked lady. 


Indelible Memories

With the help of a teenage friend, a Holocaust survivor finds there are enough recollections of a difficult life to fill a book.


Feedback sought for Frankford mural project

Northeast residents can chip in their ideas about a series of murals planned for Frankford’s business corridor during two community meetings that will be held Wednesday, Oct. 5, and Thursday, Oct. 13, at Denby’s Sweet Sensations, 4428 Frankford Ave. Both sessions will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m.


Divine plan

Principles of faith don’t change, but how a church connects with people tends to adapt to the times.