Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Chips are up

A young lady from Torresdale hits it really big in a really big poker game.


Tacony teen will be tried as an adult for fatal crash

A Tacony teenager who allegedly stole his mother’s car and caused a violent wreck that claimed the life of a Bensalem Township man last month has been ordered to stand trial as an adult for murder.


O’Neill has bad feeling about ‘temporary’ tax

Councilman Brian O’Neill lost one big City Hall battle last month when his fellow Council members passed a second real-estate tax increase in as many years at the urging of Mayor Michael Nutter.


Tacony home overrun with cats leads to cruelty charge

Animal-cruelty charges have been filed against a Tacony woman after humane-enforcement officers from the Pennsylvania SPCA found 41 live cats and two dead ones inside her rowhouse on July 12.


Adding insult to injury

For shop owner Yuzhen Ma, getting roughed up while disarming a thug was just the start of a troubling encounter.


She’s ready for a medical leave

Aria Health nursing supervisor Phyllis Clapier ends an enjoyable career to embark on the next chapter of her life. She and husband Wayne, a pastor, are hitting the open road.


Embracing history

A person can learn a lot of interesting, perhaps unexpected, tidbits by attending a meeting of the Northeast Philadelphia History Network.


Residents, tavern owner still at odds in E. Torresdale

Both sides should keep talking, says the head of the city zoning board.


Man burned in assault in Oxford Circle

An Oxford Circle man suffered burns covering 15 percent of his body as two burglars attacked him in his home early Saturday, police said.


Unnatural elements

Teenagers have repeatedly defaced the Thoreau’s Hut art installation in Pennypack Park with vandalism and trash.