Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

East Torresdale discusses needed modifications to the traffic patterns

State Road is not on the official Interstate 95 Cottman Avenue Interchange detour route, but motorists have chosen it as one of their favorite alternatives to the construction-clogged highway.


Police talk of their ‘binder full of gypsies’ at 7th PDAC meeting

Ed Hoerger and Anthony Krebs have a binder full of gypsies.


Judge allows bail for faith-healing mom

Pastors testify they did not tell the Schaibles to forego medical care for ailing son. 


Creating something Awesome

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


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.


Two teens vandalize 31 school buses

Two unidentified teenagers slipped into a Northeast school bus depot and smashed windows on 31 of the bright yellow buses, police say.


Thieves swipe truck, car wheels

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


Somerton man arrested in bank robbery

A Somerton man who allegedly robbed a Bensalem bank on June 10 was arrested one day later in a New Jersey motel.


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.