Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

NE drug dealer gets 12 years

A Northeast man has been ordered to serve 12 years in federal prison for selling heroin, crack and other illicit drugs from a duplex in Academy Gardens.


Detectives name Northeast’s most wanted

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast:


DUI checkpoint program has begun

In an effort to ensure public safety, the Philadelphia Police Department announced on Friday that it will be conducting DUI checkpoints at various locations throughout the city on weekends through October. 


Anguish

— The City of Philadelphia mourns the loss of Fire Capt. Michael Goodwin of Parkwood, who perished in a fabric shop blaze in Queen Village.


Bank robber sought

Philadelphia police and the FBI are seeking the public’s help in identifying a gunman who robbed a bank in Fox Chase on Friday afternoon.


Remembering Fire Captain Michael Goodwin

Hundreds of motorcyclists rode an honor ride in remembrance of Capt. Michael Goodwin on Tuesday night from Port Richmond to South Philly.


Man crashes car into wall at historic Pennypack Creek bridge

An Oxford Circle man with a suspended license was injured critically when he crashed into a stone wall on Frankford Avenue’s Pennypack Creek Bridge early Saturday, damaging the 316-year-old viaduct as well as a state historical marker erected there just six months ago.


Civic group discusses dangers on Holme Avenue

Those who think that dangerous drivers are a growing problem along Holme Avenue are mistaken.


21,600 homeowners request AVI reviews

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


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.