Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Mystery ailment at Father Judge High

“I’m baffled. We’ve had agencies look at different things and they can’t find anything.” — Father Joseph Campellone, president of Father Judge


Raider revival

After winning just three football games over the past three seasons, Archbishop Ryan dominated Public League champs George Washington on Thanksgiving Day.


Will costly dispute lead ETCA and tavern to a deal?

Leaders of the East Torresdale Civic Association and the owner of Maggie’s Waterfront Café seemed to agree on at least one thing during the ETCA’s monthly meeting on Nov. 14.


Boy Scout Troop 444 helps to revive local war memorial

Somerton’s World War I and World War II veterans have a bright new memorial thanks to the members of a local Boy Scout troop, along with several generous businessmen and neighbors. The Somerton Civic Association helped bring them all together.


Holmesburg Civic leaders tight-lipped about Liddonfield

Leaders of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association know more than most folks do about the future of the former Liddonfield Homes public housing development, but they’re not at liberty to discuss it publicly just yet.


On the other side

A former Philadelphia Police captain and community leader from the Far Northeast winds up on the other side of the law at an Occupy Wall Street confrontation in New York City.


Ex-Northeast resident is wanted by the feds

A former Northeast resident and accused identity thief wanted by federal agents in Northern New Jersey is also considered a fugitive from justice in Philadelphia.


Blind Love

Karen and Eric Belfi never particularly saw themselves as advocates for disabled dogs. Then Ray Charles entered their lives.


Weston is mentally fit to stand trial

Accused Tacony “House of Horrors” mastermind Linda Ann Weston has been pronounced mentally fit to stand trial as a Dec. 19 preliminary hearing date looms for her and three co-defendants.


Search continues for knife-wielding robber

A knife-wielding robber took two senior women on a horrifying ride after carjacking them outside a Northeast Wal-Mart on Nov. 15. Police seek the public’s help in identifying the thug.