Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Father Judge sickness remains a mystery

Normal activity resumed at Father Judge High School late last week, but the investigation into a hazardous materials scare at the school on Dec. 4 and 5 has revealed little about the cause.


Artistic youth

Perhaps more than anyone among Glen Foerd’s exclusive lineage of former residents, Florence Foerderer Tonner made the greatest personal impression on the 18-acre riverfront estate.


That Old Man Creek… It just keeps flowing

At one time, Philadelphia had at least nine different open-air streams that flowed into the Delaware River between the Pennypack Creek and the Schuylkill River.


8th PDAC lauds cops for nabbing thieves

The 8th Police District Advisory Council recognized Daniel Richardson and Mark Mazzoni as Officers of the Month for October during the council’s monthly meeting on Dec. 7.


Suspects sought in shooting

A man was hospitalized in critical condition with wounds of the neck and head last week after a shooting on a Holmesburg street.


Owner of planned coin shop tries to calm Fox Chase

Residents who attended the recent bimonthly meeting of the Fox Chase Homeowners Association didn’t seem to mind having a collectible-coin dealer doing business in their community, but at least several of the neighbors want no part of another “we buy gold” shop.


The weeks just get more crazy

'This Is The Week That Is' never seems to be at a loss for headline events or politicians that are worth lampooning.


Arson suspected in car fires

Fire investigators believe that arsonists were responsible for burning five parked, unattended cars on Wissinoming streets early Sunday.


Fire damages Frankford homes

Flames inside a Frankford rowhouse caused heavy property damage but no injuries on Saturday afternoon, according to the Philadelphia Fire Department.


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