Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Two suspects sought in jewelry store heist

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the two armed men who made off with jewelry worth more than $200,000 from the Belaggio jewelry store on the 2100 block of Cottman Ave. at 4:50 p.m. last Friday.


Bustleton Civic to discuss zoning

Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League will discuss neighborhood zoning issues and vote on bylaws changes when they meet at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Temple Beth Ami, 9201 Old Bustleton Ave.


Council supports business tax breaks

City Council last week passed a pair of bills designed to make it easier — and cheaper — to do business in Philadelphia.


Happy Day!

It was a jubilant time for motorists last week when completed repairs to the Holme Avenue bridge ended months of detours and aggravation.


Caught up in the movement

Talk about a string quartet — two violinists, a cellist and violist — and most people will think “classical” music.


PECO’s substation set ablaze

If you saw somebody near PECO’s substation at Rhawn and Ditman streets late on Oct. 24, what you know might be worth a lot of money.


Normandy Civic discusses new road

The city plans to build a long driveway from Comly Road to the back of its new police academy on Woodhaven Road.


CLIP defendant sentenced

The final defendant was sentenced last week in the case of former city workers who ransacked four Northeast Philadelphia homes.


2nd PDAC honors Officers of the Month

Bad things could have happened.


2nd PDAC holds workshop session on how to avoid con artists

Con games are limited almost only by the imaginations of the guys who try to pull them off, Assistant District Attorney Mark Winter told Northeast residents last week.