Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Two weeks in jail for fatal shooting of trooper

A Pennsylvania State Police firearms instructor who fatally shot a trooper from Northeast Philadelphia during a training accident last September has been ordered to serve two weeks in prison, followed by three to 18 months of house arrest.


One dead, one injured in Woodhaven crash

A two-vehicle crash on Woodhaven Road early Sunday left one man dead, his woman passenger hospitalized and another motorist facing criminal charges, according to published reports.


Local activist debuts Air Guitar Challenge to raise awareness

Jennifer Pownall promised a new social media craze that would raise much-needed funding for patients with an often overlooked medical condition. On Aug. 24, she delivered when she debuted the Rock Out Brain Tumors Air Guitar Challenge during an appearance on Fox 29’s Good Day morning program.


Holme Circle Civic discusses reckless driving at meeting

Local residents are growing more concerned with speeding cars along Holme Avenue. 


Gun range shooter to prison, stolen pistols missing

Jeffrey Chandler was sentenced to state prison for the armed robbery of two seniors at NE gun range last year. 


DUI suspected in crash that killed cop

An 18-year veteran police officer died in an off-duty motorcycle crash allegedly caused by a drunk driver in the Northeast on Sunday afternoon.


Closing time

After 37 years, Oxford Child Care Center is being forced to close its doors. 


The art of history

Philadelphia Museum of Art’s latest exhibition reunites key paintings from early impressionist exhibitions, some of which have never been seen in the U.S.


Taking flight

Students embark on a mission to a Northeast helicopter factory for its inaugural summer camp. 


Senior dies in single-car crash

A senior man from Northeast Philadelphia died in a single-car crash in Bensalem Township on Saturday.