Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

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.


Owner of planned coin shop tries to calm Fox Chase

Residents who attended the recent bimonthly meeting of the Fox Chase Homeowners Association didn’t seem to mind having a collectible-coin dealer doing business in their community, but at least several of the neighbors want no part of another “we buy gold” shop.


Suspects sought in shooting

A man was hospitalized in critical condition with wounds of the neck and head last week after a shooting on a Holmesburg street.


Fire damages Frankford homes

Flames inside a Frankford rowhouse caused heavy property damage but no injuries on Saturday afternoon, according to the Philadelphia Fire Department.