Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Thieves swipe car batteries from auto shop

Forget about petty change in the console, a couple of unidentified men took the theft-from-auto concept to a new devious level earlier this month when they raided a Northeast auto repair yard and stripped several cars of their batteries.


Retired state trooper pleads guilty in fatal shooting

A retired Pennsylvania state trooper last week pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges stemming from his on-duty fatal shooting of fellow trooper and Northeast native David Kedra during a firearms training session last Sept. 30.



Man indicted for cell phone store robberies

A federal grand jury has indicted a West Oak Lane man for robbing two cell phone stores at gunpoint in the Northeast and another in South Philly in April.


Leading lady

After 23 years, the Northeast Chamber of Commerce has a new chief.    


Housing for low-income seniors could be headed to Liddonfield site

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association is getting a better sense of what the Philadelphia Housing Authority wants to do with the former Liddonfield housing project property, but the neighborhood group isn’t too happy with what it’s seeing.


Gunman sought in Rhawnhurst shooting

Philadelphia police are looking for new leads in the investigation of a shooting in front of a Rhawnhurst restaurant earlier this month.


After three years, zoning battle comes to a close

Bustleton Civic shoots down neighbor’s request to run business out of his Haldeman Avenue home.   


Video released in NE warehouse burglary

A man who burglarized a Holmesburg vending company’s warehouse on May 1 may not have been ready for his close-up, but he got one anyway.


Somerton Civic discusses inspector office

There is no guarantee that the city’s Office of the Inspector General will continue to operate.