Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Home invaders shoot Holmesburg man

A Holmesburg man was hospitalized in critical condition after two men invaded his home and shot him early Monday, police say.


Fatal motorcycle crash on Woodhaven Road

Police have released the identity of the motorcyclist who died in a multi-vehicle crash during rush hour on Woodhaven Road on July 17.


The battle on blight

Blighted property conservatorship isn’t just for community-based nonprofits anymore. The city is doing it now, too.


Suspects sought in failed car wash burglary

Three would-be burglars thought of everything in their attempt to knock off a Parkwood car wash shortly after closing time on July 14 … actually, maybe not everything.


Somerton Civic approves zoning application

The civic group’s executive board voted to back the renovation of the former Four Seasons Diner into a medical center.


Police continue hunt for burqa bank robber

The burqa bandit is back, or maybe she never left.


Park patrol

Northeast resident Roland Williams is sharing his knowledge of nature with hikers at Pennypack Park. 


Pajama party in Mayfair

If you can believe it, some outsiders have the audacity to claim that Mayfair can be a bit lacking in the culture department from time to time, that basic principles of etiquette and civility, such as proper attire, are lost on neighborhood denizens.


Man robs sushi restaurant at knifepoint

Police are looking for a man who used a knife in a Burholme sushi restaurant, but he wasn’t trying to slice raw fish.


Former ironworkers boss sentenced to 19 years

Bustleton’s Joseph Dougherty, 73, had been convicted of racketeering and arson-related crimes.