Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Heart of the home

The Mayfair Community Development Corporation cut the ribbon on a newly renovated rowhome, eliminating another abandoned property in Mayfair. 

Frankford man arrested for shotgun shooting

A 36-year-old Frankford resident was one of two men responsible for a shotgun blast on a busy Kensington block that left seven people wounded, including three children, on June 22. But police say that the man who actually fired the weapon remains at large.

Father arrested for allegedly abusing baby

An Upper Holmesburg man was arrested on July 3 one day after he allegedly hit his 5-month-old son, placed him in a bear hug and held his head under a running water faucet.

Driver convicted in fatal racing-related crash

A Lancaster man with a long history of risky driving opted not to plead guilty to killing a mother and her three sons in a gruesome racing-related crash on Roosevelt Boulevard in 2013.

Caring for life

After his mother shattered her ankle, Ronald Guevara became her full-time caregiver. Now, he’s made it into a career.

All that jazz

Travel back to the ’20s with Glen Foerd’s elaborate and lavish period party called Jazz Age on the Delaware.  

Video released of 7-Eleven armed robbery

Police have released surveillance video of the armed robbery of a 7-Eleven in Frankford on June 29 in hope of identifying the culprits.

Tire slasher gets three to six years in prison

At first, David Toledo famously said he wanted to break the hands of the guy who was slashing all of his Mayfair neighbors’ car tires in 2012. When a jury determined that Toledo was in fact the tire slasher, a city judge spared him with what some victims viewed as a slap on the wrist — probation.

Pope to meet with inmates at Curran-Fromhold

Philadelphia’s political and administrative leaders may have difficulty finding the Northeast from time to time, but the head of one of the world’s largest and oldest religious institutions is planning to visit here in September.

One killed, one injured in separate accidents

Two violent car accidents within minutes of each other last Thursday night in the Northeast left one man dead and another hospitalized.