Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Aria Torresdale expands ER department

Aria Health broke ground on Monday for a new $37.1 million emergency department at its Torresdale campus, a project that is expected to increase the facility’s emergency admissions capacity by more than 25,000 patient visits per year.


21,600 homeowners request AVI reviews

If you don’t like the new assessment you recently got from the city, you’re not alone. 


Crime log (April 3, 2012)

March 11 through 24


SWAT team members visit 7th PDAC meeting

Some Northeast residents got an up-close and personal look at the city’s SWAT team, but without the riot gear.


Pair of Blvd. crashes hospitalize four

A pair of single-vehicle crashes on Roosevelt Boulevard last weekend left four people hospitalized, one driver facing DUI charges and police on the hunt for another driver suspected of hit-and-run.


Police identify robber who was killed

Philadelphia police have identified a young Oxford Circle man as the armed robber who was shot and killed by a Tacony delicatessen owner on Feb. 5.


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.


Crime log (March 27, 2012)

Feb. 25 through March 10


Motorist still at large in Wissinoming hit and run

Philadelphia police have arrested one motorist but seek a second in connection with a pair of hit-and-run crashes that injured two young sisters on separate days this month.


Tire slasher trial is delayed

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