Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

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:



Proud and heartbroken

That’s how it is for the parents of firefighter Jack Slivinski Jr., who took his own life after a flap that arose after he posed for a calendar that benefits firefighters’ widows.


NE’s fake ‘Batman’ is behind bars

Six days after skipping out of a Brooklyn courtroom with a slap on the wrist, Northeast Philadelphia’s most infamous Batman impersonator found himself once again behind bars locally.


Taking care of business

PIDC has an “I” in its name for a reason, according to John Grady, the new president of the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corp.


Modena Park man avoids additional jail time in stalker case

Batman’s leotards must be made of Teflon, because nothing seems to stick to the Northeast Philly guy who often likes to dress up as the caped crusader.


City Council’s new boundaries are taking shape

All indications are that City Councilman Brian O’Neill will be getting the short end of the stick in Council’s increasingly controversial redistricting process.


A new neighbor in Rhawnhurst

The Northeast has lost another of its landmark, locally owned businesses and seems to be gaining yet another discount big-box chain store that so far has kept neighbors in the dark about its specific plans.


Forever a somber journey

On this 10th anniversary of the terror attacks, the annual pilgrimage to the Shanksville, Pa., crash site holds special meaning for the Brothers for Flight 93.


9/11 + 10

A retired NE Philly firefighter remembers the day nearly 10 years ago when death and destruction changed America forever.