Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

A community effort

The district attorney’s efforts to bring justice closer to home is getting good reviews, for now.


Still no agreement with Maggie’s in E. Torresdale

“I’m still trying to work with the community, but it seems like they won’t let go of some of the problems from the past,” the owner says.


Bright Idea

The Iraqi desert can be a harsh place to live, and not just because of the landmines and snipers.


Frankford man charged with attempted murder

The Philadelphia district attorney on Sept. 20 filed an attempted-murder charge against a Frankford man whom police shot and critically wounded in April.


Dollars & sense for the community

A lot of times, businesses face at least some community opposition when they seek to open a 4,800-square-foot store with a drive-through window, a big parking lot and lots of traffic going in and out.


Council redistricting leaves O’Neill feeling a bit ‘blue’

Whether a rift existed in City Council before the passage of new district boundaries last week is a matter of contention. But now that the vote is done, the verbal and political sparring may just be starting.


U. Holmesburg recalls legacy of Paul Kauffman

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association paid tribute to a recently deceased board member during the civic group’s monthly general meeting on Sept. 15.


Stay alert, cops tell residents

It seems crooks have been rather active lately in sections of Fox Chase and Rhawnhurst.


Holme Circle doc gets jail term for selling prescription drugs

A Holme Circle physician was sentenced on Sept. 19 to almost three years in federal prison for distributing millions of prescription diet pills illegally from his former practice.


Suspect in three armed robberies is arrested

Less than a day after Philadelphia police released surveillance images from three armed robberies in the Northeast, a tipster led investigators to the suspect, who was arrested on Sept. 14.