Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Maximum sentence given for mugging elderly woman

Frankford’s Antonio Santiago was sentenced to 20 to 40 years in prison for brutally mugging a 93-year-old woman on Easter Sunday in ’12.


Upper Holmesburg elects new officers

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association elected new officers during the group’s monthly meeting last Thursday. The new officers look just like the old ones.


Creating something Awesome

A Northern Liberties man with a soft spot for all things 80s presents Awesome Fest, for your enjoyment throughout the summer.


Police arrest six in prostitution stings

Philadelphia police vice officers arrested six people, including three from the Northeast, during two undercover prostitution investigations last weekend.


Buns of steal

Private investigators Glenn Geib and Kathleen Smith venture hundreds of miles to hunt down a stolen commodity that most folks wouldn’t look at twice if they saw it stacked up on a street corner.


Burglar caught on camera

A petty crook picked the wrong Northwood home to burglarize on Sunday.


Thieves swipe truck, car wheels

Police in the Far Northeast are warning area businesses and motorists about a recent rash of vehicle wheel thefts.


Cruiser crashes into repair shop

An unattended Philadelphia police car appeared to have a mind of its own when it rolled backward and crashed into a Northeast auto repair shop on Sunday.


Sign in Somerton goes missing again

The Five Man Electrical Band may never have visited Somerton, but somebody in that tight-knit Far Northeast enclave seems to share the zeitgeist of the 1970s Canadian one-hit wonders.


Volunteers haul trash from Pennypack Park

Volunteers collected 30 bags of trash during a recent cleanup at Pennypack Park.