Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Bucks County man beaten fatally

A Levittown, Bucks County, man was found dead in the drivers’ seat of his car alongside Wissinoming Park, the victim of an apparent baseball bat beating early Saturday, police said.

Pennypack historical marker is re-installed

A Pennsylvania historical marker has been re-installed at the Pennypack Creek Bridge. And this time, it’s protected from Frankford Avenue vehicle traffic.

Drunken driver sentenced in fatal crash

Angel Roque was sentenced to three to seven years in state prison for the 2011 hit and run that killed Joyce Kenny. 

Hero Thrill Show fundraiser is this Saturday

It’s not too late to get tickets for the 59th annual Hero Thrill Show this Saturday, Sept. 21, outside of the Wells Fargo Center in South Philly.

Volunteers haul trash during monthly park cleanup

Thirty-five volunteers donated more than 80 man-hours to beautify some Northeast Philly parkland on Aug. 24 during the monthly cleanup event organized by the Friends of Pennypack Park.

Veterans to be honored at Somerton Civic’s Community Day

The Somerton Civic Association will celebrate the 10th birthday of the Delaware Valley Veterans Home as part of the civic group’s annual Community Day on Oct. 5 at Daniel Boyle Playground.

O’Neill: Medical Mission Sisters not selling for now

Rumors about a new low-income housing development on the Medical Mission Sisters’ Fox Chase campus are not true, according to City Councilman Brian O’Neill.

Second suspect arrested in pharmacy heist

Philadelphia police on Friday announced the arrest of a second man in connection with the May 5 burglary of the Delaire Pharmacy in East Torresdale.

Tribute to a Hero

Hundreds gather to pay tribute to fallen police officer Brian Lorenzo. 

Three charged in murder of Somerton man

Two prostitutes and their alleged pimp have been charged in the slaying of Francis Zarzyeki. The victim’s dismembered torso was found in the Schuylkill River.