Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

8th PDAC lauds cops for nabbing thieves

The 8th Police District Advisory Council recognized Daniel Richardson and Mark Mazzoni as Officers of the Month for October during the council’s monthly meeting on Dec. 7.


NE residents like their recycling rewards

Every Philadelphia resident is supposed to recycle.


Watch out for a bogus PECO guy in 7th district

A man posing as a PECO employee has been trying to scam sensitive personal information from residents of the 7th Police District, according to Philadelphia police Capt. Joseph Zaffino.


Suspects sought in Mayfair bank robberies

Robbers struck at two Mayfair banks in  about two hours last Wednesday, according to Philadelphia police and the FBI, who seek the public’s help in identifying the culprits.


Worker shot to death in cab of furniture truck

A Northeast man died of multiple gunshot wounds Saturday night as he sat in a truck behind the North Philadelphia furniture store where he worked.


Father Judge sickness remains a mystery

Normal activity resumed at Father Judge High School late last week, but the investigation into a hazardous materials scare at the school on Dec. 4 and 5 has revealed little about the cause.


Artistic youth

Perhaps more than anyone among Glen Foerd’s exclusive lineage of former residents, Florence Foerderer Tonner made the greatest personal impression on the 18-acre riverfront estate.


Arson suspected in car fires

Fire investigators believe that arsonists were responsible for burning five parked, unattended cars on Wissinoming streets early Sunday.


The weeks just get more crazy

'This Is The Week That Is' never seems to be at a loss for headline events or politicians that are worth lampooning.


Pickup driver dies in crash

Excessive speed contributed to a single-vehicle crash on Roosevelt Boulevard that claimed the life of a Bridesburg man early Sunday, Philadelphia police said.