Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Hookah lounge victim can’t explain his gunshot wound

Rodney Handy told police that he doesn’t know who shot him outside of a Castor Avenue hookah lounge on May 23. But police sure recognized him.


Gunmen indicted for Frankford store robbery

The U.S. Attorney’s Office on Tuesday announced the grand jury indictment of two men for a gunpoint robbery of a Frankford grocery store on May 27.


Crime log: June 3, 2015

May 4 through 17


Conservatorship Law can rehabilitate abandoned properties

Is there an abandoned, derelict property on your block? The state of Pennsylvania has an app for that.


Bustleton Civic awards students for community service

The Greater Bustleton Civic League awarded special recognition to five local grade school students last week for their achievements in academics and community service.


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.