Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

The lure of being a 'loser'

Auditions in Northeast Philly for TV's 'The Biggest Loser' draw a hopeful crowd.


PHA OKs Liddonfield sale to Holy Family group

The Philadelphia Housing Authority has endorsed a plan to redevelop the former Liddonfield Homes public housing complex in Upper Holmesburg into a new campus for Holy Family University.


Grand plans in Tacony

— Community development group in one of Northeast Philly's historic areas aims to beef up the Torresdale Avenue business corridor.







He runs for the money

— Tom McGrath's latest charity run is from New York City to Annapolis, with a stop in Northeast Philly on Sunday night. He's raising money for a memorial to be built for Commodore Barry.


A fitting sendoff for one of their own

Officer Brian Lorenzo always made sure every detail of a funeral procession was correct. Now, it was up to his fellow officers to do it without him.