Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Landscapes of history

Glen Foerd plans to restore historical features throughout its 18-acre estate.

Surrounded by generations of urban development, Glen Foerd on the Delaware remains a pastoral oasis, and not merely because of the mid-19th century mansion that accentuates the 18-acre, city-owned estate.


Four NE men nabbed in prostitution bust

Four Northeast residents were among six men arrested by Citywide Vice police for allegedly patronizing prostitutes on Kensington Avenue last Thursday.


First Pennypack Park cleanup of the year is a success

Sixty-three volunteers emerged from winter hibernation to take part in the Friends of Pennypack Park’s first monthly park cleanup of the year on March 22, removing 86 bags of debris from the park, along with large discarded items.


City unveils controversial plan to redeploy paramedics

Philadelphia’s Civil Service Commission has paved the way for a Nutter administration plan to halve the number of paramedics serving on each of the fire department’s 50 medic units, despite vehement objections from leaders of the city’s firefighters and paramedics union.


Zoning variance denied by Mayfair Civic Association

Mayfair folks take shoveling snow very seriously.


Possible stalker reported in Lawndale

A 15-year-old girl has informed police about a possible adult male stalker in the area of Hasbrook Avenue and Lardner Street in Lawndale.


Parkwood man to stand trial for fatal crash

A Parkwood man has been ordered to stand trial on allegations that he was driving drunk with his pregnant fiance and their 16-month-old son as passengers when he caused a two-car crash on Red Lion Road last October, killing the woman and her unborn son.


Holme Circle Civic to educate children on dangers of Pennypack Creek

The Holme Circle Civic Association hasn’t forgotten about last year’s Pennypack Creek drowning deaths.


Fatal stabbing in Lawndale home

A North Philadelphia man was stabbed to death inside a Lawndale home on Sunday morning, but police have released few details about the slaying.


Elderly woman killed crossing the street

An SUV struck and killed an elderly woman who was trying to walk across a busy Northeast street during afternoon rush hour on March 25.