Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny


More red light cameras are in the Northeast

The Philadelphia Parking Authority has begun full enforcement at three new red-light camera intersections in Northeast Philadelphia.


Plea deal in Old City beating case

A co-defendant of Fox Chase resident Steven Ferguson pleaded guilty on Friday to involuntary manslaughter for the beating death of 2010 Temple graduate Kevin Kless on an Old City street corner last January.


A fiery baptism

— Emotions ran smoking hot when Mayor Michael Nutter and Philadelphia Fire Department brass showed up for the dedication of a new firehouse in Tacony on Tuesday.


Courting success

— Community sports groups in the Northeast are coping with a shortage of playing space and a surplus of user fees the old-fashioned way: They’re improvising.


Far Northeast bust turns up cash, heroin

Philadelphia narcotics officers seized more than $60,000 cash, a kilogram of heroin and two guns during a Jan. 4 raid on the home of an alleged drug trafficker in the Far Northeast’s Chalfont section.


Couple claims innocence in school fraud case

A Somerton couple accused of illegally enrolling their daughter in kindergarten at a Lower Moreland school waived their Dec. 19 trial court arraignment on felony theft charges mere weeks after parting ways with their defense attorney and hiring a new one.


Two fatal shootings on Christmas Eve

Authorities have identified the victim of a Christmas Eve murder in the Northeast and ruled a second fatal shooting as a suicide.


7th Police District officers honored

Officers Randy Vogt and Alfred Fiorentino were named Officers of the Month for November during the monthly meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council on Dec. 20.


Apartment wins support in Upper Holmesburg

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association has approved a local apartment building owner’s request for zoning exemptions for his property.