Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Millbrook: It’s time to resurrect Town Watch

Millbrook is a small neighborhood, but it has its problems. Youths selling drugs and fighting are a couple of examples, and a few residents want to re-form a neighborhood Town Watch to address those problems before they grow.


O’Brien is headed for City Hall

After more than three decades in Harrisburg, Dennis O’Brien will be a city councilman in January.


Occupy: Burholme

There’s no place like home — but did it belong to a Burholme couple or a squatter?


Growth spurt

The building addition at the American Heritage Federal Credit Union on Red Lion Road is a physical representation of growth.


Good to be home

When a veteran dies at the Delaware Valley Veterans Home on Southampton Road, the death is marked with a military ceremony — and dignity. 


Frankford artist is seeking inspiration

Cesar Viveros, the artist who will create a series of murals for the Frankford business corridor, wants to hear residents’ stories about the neighborhood next Tuesday from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Frankford Community Development Corporation, 4900 Griscom St.


The Vet Center Northeast: You’ve got a friend

People who are getting out of the service have trouble readjusting to family life and, just as often, their families have a tough time getting used to them again, too.


Frankford Civic has posts to fill

The top posts on Frankford Civic Association are vacant, zoning officer Pete Specos announced at the group’s Nov. 3 meeting.


Frankford’s Quickie Mart owner wants to expand

A Frankford Avenue convenience store owner who wants to renovate his property and also sell beer got an earful from a few opponents during a meeting of the Frankford Civic Association.


Man killed in Blvd. crash

A 21-year-old Philadelphia man was killed Sunday afternoon in a Roosevelt Boulevard traffic accident.