Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Frankford NAC hears zoning concerns

Members of the Frankford Neighborhood Advisory Committee’s zoning panel didn’t support — or oppose — a Edmund Street homeowner’s plans to improve his property on the 4700 block.


Fire claims two lives in Far Northeast home

Two men died in a fatal fire in a Far Northeast home Saturday. The men, who were not named, said Capt. Clifford Gilliam, were believed to be a 69-year-old man and his 32-year-old son. 


End of an era

That “girl from Mayfair” is retiring.


Dawkins joins Democratic race

Jason Dawkins last week announced he’s a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the 179th Legislative District.


Chief LePre honored for 50 years of service with the Phila. Fire Department

Battalion Chief Charles LePre, who last year celebrated his 50th anniversary with the Fire Department, was honored during last week’s LaSalle-George Washington game at the university’s Gola Center. Also honored during a game timeout were two Philadelphia police officers and a paramedic.


Prison for pot grower

Fishtown man busted with 500 pounds of pot gets up to seven years


Police looking for Mayfair flasher

Police are hoping to catch a bizarre flasher who’s been haunting Frankford Avenue at night, asking women to perform sexual acts on him with a slice of Swiss.


Failure to launch

Some astronauts from Northeast High are stuck up in space and waiting to come home.


Freed from prison, Lynn confined to a NE parish

Monsignor William Lynn released from prison, will reside in Lawndale parish.


Lynn freed, to reside at St. William rectory in Lawndale

The public got a look at a much changed Monsignor William Lynn on Monday morning as he entered the Criminal Justice Center at 13th and Filbert streets.