Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

The weeks just get more crazy

'This Is The Week That Is' never seems to be at a loss for headline events or politicians that are worth lampooning.


Pickup driver dies in crash

Excessive speed contributed to a single-vehicle crash on Roosevelt Boulevard that claimed the life of a Bridesburg man early Sunday, Philadelphia police said.


Owner of planned coin shop tries to calm Fox Chase

Residents who attended the recent bimonthly meeting of the Fox Chase Homeowners Association didn’t seem to mind having a collectible-coin dealer doing business in their community, but at least several of the neighbors want no part of another “we buy gold” shop.


Suspects sought in shooting

A man was hospitalized in critical condition with wounds of the neck and head last week after a shooting on a Holmesburg street.


Fire damages Frankford homes

Flames inside a Frankford rowhouse caused heavy property damage but no injuries on Saturday afternoon, according to the Philadelphia Fire Department.


Mystery ailment at Father Judge High

“I’m baffled. We’ve had agencies look at different things and they can’t find anything.” — Father Joseph Campellone, president of Father Judge


Raider revival

After winning just three football games over the past three seasons, Archbishop Ryan dominated Public League champs George Washington on Thanksgiving Day.


Will costly dispute lead ETCA and tavern to a deal?

Leaders of the East Torresdale Civic Association and the owner of Maggie’s Waterfront Café seemed to agree on at least one thing during the ETCA’s monthly meeting on Nov. 14.


Boy Scout Troop 444 helps to revive local war memorial

Somerton’s World War I and World War II veterans have a bright new memorial thanks to the members of a local Boy Scout troop, along with several generous businessmen and neighbors. The Somerton Civic Association helped bring them all together.


Holmesburg Civic leaders tight-lipped about Liddonfield

Leaders of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association know more than most folks do about the future of the former Liddonfield Homes public housing development, but they’re not at liberty to discuss it publicly just yet.