Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Sign in Somerton goes missing again

The Five Man Electrical Band may never have visited Somerton, but somebody in that tight-knit Far Northeast enclave seems to share the zeitgeist of the 1970s Canadian one-hit wonders.

Cruiser crashes into repair shop

An unattended Philadelphia police car appeared to have a mind of its own when it rolled backward and crashed into a Northeast auto repair shop on Sunday.

Irish music to play in park

A 10-hour Irish music and cultural festival will fill the Ed Kelly Amphitheater at Pennypack Park on Saturday as thousands of patrons are expected to attend the inaugural Philadelphia Fleadh.

Volunteers haul trash from Pennypack Park

Volunteers collected 30 bags of trash during a recent cleanup at Pennypack Park. 

Two teens vandalize 31 school buses

Two unidentified teenagers slipped into a Northeast school bus depot and smashed windows on 31 of the bright yellow buses, police say.

Buns of steal

Private investigators Glenn Geib and Kathleen Smith venture hundreds of miles to hunt down a stolen commodity that most folks wouldn’t look at twice if they saw it stacked up on a street corner.

Somerton man arrested in bank robbery

A Somerton man who allegedly robbed a Bensalem bank on June 10 was arrested one day later in a New Jersey motel.

Man charged in child porn case

An Academy Gardens man has been arrested for allegedly using the Internet to share sexually graphic images of children.

Thieves swipe truck, car wheels

Police in the Far Northeast are warning area businesses and motorists about a recent rash of vehicle wheel thefts.

Burglar caught on camera

A petty crook picked the wrong Northwood home to burglarize on Sunday.