Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

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.


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.


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.


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. 


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.


Thanks for the support

U.S. Postal Service employees like Rep. Allyson Schwartz and her backing of a House bill that could help save jobs.


Drug company ready to build distribution complex

Shovels in the ground by September.


Plans for baseball batting cages stalled by zoning flap

Joe Brown swung and thought he had connected, but instead, his hit got him involved in a disputed call.


Divine plan

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


Frankford Parks Group strives for non-profit status

The Frankford Parks Group, whose members are dedicated to improving and maintaining the neighborhood’s small parks, is trying to get non-profit status with the state, said Kimberly Washington, president.