Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Suspects sought in unrelated bank robberies

Authorities have released new information about one bank robbery in the Northeast and provided updated information about an earlier unrelated one.

Plenty of room at the Inn

The Ashburner Inn recently celebrated the completion of building renovations after an electrical fire torched the building nearly three years ago. 

PFCU branch office not coming to Holmesburg

Instead of opening at Frankford and Academy Road, the credit union will move into a vacant building on Knights Road.

Northeast High grad killed, boyfriend charged with murder

Authorities have filed a murder charge against the boyfriend of a Temple student and Northeast High graduate who was found shot to death inside her off-campus apartment last month.

More details released about pope’s prison visit

WIll Pope Francis visit Drexel Shrine Sunday?

(Update: Sept. 26, 1:30 p.m.)

Future uncertain for proposed dance studio in Parkwood

The Parkwood Civic Association has adopted a wait-and-see approach for a proposed dance studio that a local husband and wife are hoping to open in the Byberry East Industrial Park.

Father, son sent to prison for Somerton shooting

Pair sentenced for shooting that stemmed from an argument over a stolen cell phone and Craigslist ad. 

Abduction attempt was misunderstanding

A suspected abduction attempt involving a 9-year-old Fox Chase girl and an unidentified man turned out to be a misunderstanding, Philadelphia police said last week.

2nd PDAC holds Ride for Peace event

Members of the Philadelphia Police Department and the District Attorney’s Office joined community leaders in the Northeast for the annual 2nd Police District Advisory Council Bike Ride for Peace and Community Day on Sept. 12.

Woman in Tacony dungeon case pleads guilty

Linda Weston pleaded guilty last Wednesday to federal murder, racketeering, fraud and hate crimes charges.