Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

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.


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.


Volunteers haul trash from Pennypack Park

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


Woman allegedly assaulted in Frankford appliance store

Cops investigating an alleged sexual assault on the 4500 block of Torresdale Ave.


Creating something Awesome

Somerton resident to honor 80s at Awesome Fest.


Bustleton TD Bank robbed

Police searching for bandit that stuck up a TD Bank on Haldeman Ave.


Mayfair man pleads guilty to assault on grandmother

Christopher Brunkel and an accomplice pleaded guilty to charges stemming from home invasion.


Welsh Road bank robbed

FBI attempting to hunt down man who held up a Bank of America on Welsh Road in late-May.


Masked men rob Wissinoming store

Investigators are studying a recent string of 7-Eleven robberies.


Two suspects sought in botched robbery

Cops looking for two robbers in Rhawnhurst tobbaco store hold-up.