Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

7th PDAC hails officers who thwarted assault

Philadelphia police officers George Rodriguez and Anthony Avery were named Officers of the Month for September during a meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council on Oct. 20 at Seven Mile Road Church.


8th PDAC recognizes local businesses for their support

The 8th Police District and its civilian Advisory Council have received a lot of support from local business in recent years for a myriad of new community events like the annual National Night Out, Fall Festival, Easter egg hunt for children and holiday buffet dinner for the working officers.


How’s her mind?

Linda Ann Weston has a court date related to the Tacony horror-house case. But Weston’s lawyer has doubts about the woman’s competency.


Liddonfield development is still up in the air

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association wants to know what’s happening at the former Liddonfield Homes public housing site. That is, as soon as something happens.


Pair face drug charges after police make a bust at Burholme house

An investigation into street-corner heroin dealers in North Philadelphia led police to a twin home on a typically peaceful block in Burholme last week. There, officers arrested two men and allegedly seized heroin worth almost a half-million dollars.


Cooling power

Rita’s is to water ice like Famous Amos was to cookies.


Stalking actress gets ‘Batman’ fan a prison term

A Philadelphia judge last week wrote the final chapter in a long-running serial involving the Northeast’s “Bizarro World” Batman.


Officer accused of theft

A Philadelphia police officer assigned to the Northeast’s 2nd District was arrested Oct. 17 on charges of receiving stolen property, theft, official oppression and obstruction of justice.


Building projects get E. Torresdale’s attention

The East Torresdale Civic Association wants to keep a close eye on several anticipated construction projects in the neighborhood.


Northeast man arrested in fatal hit-and-run

Police were suspicious of Angel Roque’s story early in their investigation of a hit-and-run crash on Sept. 29 that took the life of a Wissinoming woman.