Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny


Gault: Paramedic moves are a matter of spite

As a new year begins, the vast majority of Philadelphia Fire Department paramedics will be seeing a change of scenery, according to the head of the city’s firefighters and medics union.


Kenzo native's museum displays his need for speed

Dr. Frederick Simeone has been collecting sports cars since he was 16 years old. He founded the Simeone Foundation Racing Museum - at 6825-31 Norwitch Drive - in 2008 to display his collection.


Health inspectors think bad bulb caused ailments at Father Judge

It was the light after all. At least officials from Philadelphia’s health department think so.


East Torresdale Civic Awaits Zoning Decision

Leaders of the East Torresdale Civic Association had no new information to report about the community group’s opposition to a series of city zoning variances sought by a neighborhood tavern owner.


Housing Authority extends Liddonfield bidding period

The Philadelphia Housing Authority has extended the bidding period involving the former Liddonfield Homes public housing site, so a neighborhood civic group is trying to use the extra time to gain more influence on the site’s redevelopment.


‘Dungeon’ hearing: 3 face trial, 1 doesn’t

Linda Weston and two co-defendants will be tried on charges related to the basement-captives case. But the judge dropped charges against a fourth.


Bank robber tied to 4 heists in 3 weeks

A bank robber on Monday struck for the fourth time in the last three weeks as he made off with an undisclosed amount of cash from a Citizens Bank branch in Mayfair, according to the Philadelphia FBI office.


Who took my truck?

That’s what John Mooney wants to know. The Philadelphia fireman is offering a reward in his quest to find the thieves that drove his private fire engine into the Delaware River.


Somerton Civic OKs neighbors’ zoning requests

The Somerton Civic Association last week gave its approval to two zoning variances sought by neighborhood homeowners.