Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Life and death in Pompeii

The ancient Roman city of Pompeii remained frozen in time for more than 1,500 years absent the touch of human hands, buried in a volcanic tomb created by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D.


Boyfriend charged with killing girlfriend, son

The bodies of Atlanta Deveney and her 12-year-old son Elijah Rosado remained undiscovered in their Wissinoming apartment for two days after her boyfriend, Carlos Rivera, strangled Deveney and stabbed the boy to death.


Record-breaking Bullock eclipses 2,000 yards as Ryan rolls G.W.

The Archbishop Ryan coaching staff had a strong yet simple message for the Raiders’ football team after their Thanksgiving Day battle with Far Northeast rival George Washington.


Suspect sought in Rhawnhurst robbery

Philadelphia police seek the public’s help in identifying a man who burglarized the Prism Career Institute in Rhawnhurst on Nov. 5.


St. Chris helps feed the hungry

Students at St. Christopher School in Somerton collected canned goods for Thanksgiving week in support of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Nutritional Development Services, which provides meals to needy families.


Robber hits same Wawa a fourth time

A Halloween-style armed robber struck for a fourth time at the same Oxford Circle convenience store on Nov. 26.


Beautification project approved in Holme Circle

A Holme Circle beautification project has been approved by the city and is ready to begin, but neighbors should not expect to see any big changes in the area until next spring.


Armed men rob same Wawa three times

Men wearing Halloween masks have put the fear of death into employees of an Oxford Circle convenience store in recent weeks by robbing the place three times at gunpoint.


7th PDAC names Officer of the Month at recent meeting

The 7th Police District Advisory Council honored Timothy Taylor as the district’s Officer of the Month last Thursday during the PDAC’s monthly meeting at Klein JCC.


Man charged in beating of two young daughters

A Staten Island man is facing attempted murder charges after he savagely beat his two young daughters, including a month-old, while visiting a Frankford home last Wednesday, police say.