Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Drag racing allegedly led to fatal Boulevard crash

Authorities have identified a former driver for a Huntingdon Valley-based ambulance service as the man allegedly behind the wheel of a 2012 Audi that struck and killed a Feltonville woman, along with three of her sons, on Roosevelt Boulevard on July 16.

Hit and run outside NE nightclub leaves eight women hospitalized

Eight women were hospitalized after a sport-utility vehicle plowed into them as they stood in the parking lot of a Bustleton nightclub early Saturday.

Charting a change

Fire Fighters Local 22 announces plans to seek a city charter change that would reduce Mayor Nutter’s power to launch court appeals.

Grandson, pal sentenced in violent robbery

Gregory Drobish may not win any “grandson of the year” contests. But in the eyes of the law, Drobish’s role in the beating and robbery of his 94-year-old grandmother last March 3 paled in comparison to what his drug buddy, Christopher Brunkel, did to the poor woman.

Fox Chase Town Watch relaunches National Night Out

National Night Out to relaunch on Aug. 6.

NE residents start planning for Philadelphia2035

Philadelphia2035 is an effort by the Planning Commission to create blueprints for future physical development of the city using input from the people who know it best — Philadelphians. 

Robber attacks woman at Northeast ATM

Police on Friday released video of a robber attacking a woman at a Northeast automated teller machine and asked for the public’s help in identifying the thug.

Serial Northeast bank robber strikes in Rockledge

A serial bank robber struck for the sixth time in two months when he targeted a Wells Fargo branch in Rockledge last Wednesday, according to the FBI.

Dad accused of leaving son in hot car at Parx

Bensalem police arrested a Northeast man who allegedly left his 18-month-old son unattended in a hot car parked outside Parx Casino on July 6.

Trial set in NE High sex assault case

A former Northeast High School staff member accused of having sex with a 17-year-old student has been scheduled for a trial by jury starting on Dec. 16.