Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

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

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


Creating something Awesome

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


Volunteers haul trash from Pennypack Park

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


Irish music to play in park

A 10-hour Irish music and cultural festival will fill the Ed Kelly Amphitheater at Pennypack Park on Saturday as thousands of patrons are expected to attend the inaugural Philadelphia Fleadh.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.