Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Two indicted for string of pharmacy heists

A federal grand jury has indicted two Northeast men in connection with the armed robberies of 19 area pharmacies in 11 months.


Tire slasher trial is delayed

The trial for the accused Mayfair tire slasher has been postponed until next January.


Pennypack Park cleanup a success

Forty-four volunteers collected 78 bags of trash and other large debris last Saturday during the Friends of Pennypack Park’s first monthly clean-up of 2013.


Three robbers sought

Police seek the public’s help in identifying three men who robbed a Mayfair convenience store on March 3.


Northeast High staffer transferred after sex accusation

The Northeast High School staff member accused of having sex with a student continues to work for the city’s public school district, although he no longer has official contact with students.


National Night Out will return to Fox Chase this summer

National Night Out will return to Fox Chase after a one-year hiatus.


Protests drown out mayor’s budget talk

The earsplitting shrill of referees’ whistles and derogatory chants echoed from City Council’s balcony, deafening council members and spectators alike on the floor of the venerable chamber and rendering Mayor Michael Nutter’s ceremonial budget address secondary to the spectacle.


State rejects convent apartment funding

Holme Circle residents appear to have won their fight to block the conversion of a local convent into a low-income apartment building.


Protests drown out mayor’s budget talk

The earsplitting shrill of referees’ whistles and derogatory chants echoed from City Council’s balcony, deafening council members and spectators alike on the floor of the venerable chamber and rendering Mayor Michael Nutter’s ceremonial budget address secondary to the spectacle.


Pedestrians victimized in Oxford Circle

Robbers armed with a shotgun and a Taser-type weapon have victimized two pedestrians and a doughnut shop in the Oxford Circle area in recent weeks, according to Philadelphia police, who seek the public’s help in identifying the culprits.