Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Man arrested in mobile phone store heists

Two 2nd Police District officers captured a masked gunman who allegedly robbed two mobile telephone stores in the Northeast on Nov. 14.


8th District sets open forum Nov. 29

The 8th Police District invites the public to attend the next monthly Town Hall meeting on Thursday, Nov. 29, at 6 p.m. at 3100 Red Lion Road.


Federal charges added against two serial pharmacy suspects

Federal authorities have filed new criminal charges against Northeast Philadelphia’s two accused serial pharmacy robbers.


Owner of auto repair shop is sentenced to 16 years for fraud

A Huntingdon Valley man has been sentenced to serve 16 years in federal prison for setting fire to his own Northeast Philadelphia auto repair shop in an insurance fraud scheme.


U. Holmesburg to discuss apartment building

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association plans to discuss a zoning application for an apartment building at 8433 Torresdale Ave. during the civic group’s next monthly meeting on Dec. 20.


Hurricane Sandy first responders get holiday meals

Hundreds of first responders at the Jersey Shore got a taste of home for Thanksgiving despite having been rendered homeless by the effects of Hurricane Sandy.


Suspicious fire damages newspaper office in Trevose

A blaze heavily damaged the news and production departments of Broad Street Media, publisher of the Northeast Times, Star and Wire newspapers.


Improved Ryan squad set for Turkey Day clash with G.W.

Thanksgiving football fans attending the showdown between Archbishop Ryan and host George Washington will probably recognize the uniforms on the field during this 36th annual contest.


Police had robbery suspect in custody months ago

— A suspect in a major pharmacy robbery spree was arrested in September after he attempted to purchase a handgun illegally at a gun shop in the city. A judge unwittingly set him free.


Child predator accosts four

Philadelphia police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspected child predator who has accosted at least four children since Nov. 5 in separate incidents near Harding Junior High School.