Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

New lighting and security planned for Fox Chase Rec Center

Construction is poised to start on new lighting and security devices at the Fox Chase Recreation Center.


Modifications coming to Arbours at Eagle Pointe project

Several key changes are in store for one Somerton housing development, while plans for another are coming into clearer focus, according to information revealed at the March 10 meeting of the Somerton Civic Association.


Man convicted for near-fatal officer shooting

Eric Torres had an arrest record longer than his own arm and had been charged at least five times previously with assaulting police officers by the time he encountered Officer Edward Davies and his colleagues from the 25th district on Aug. 13, 2013.


Man attempts to grab teen in Lower NE

A 17-year-old girl told police that a man tried to grab her on a Lower Northeast street last week.


Ireland’s patriots

The Irish community plans commemorations of the 1916 Easter Rising.   


Firefighter and resident injured in blaze

A resident and a firefighter were hospitalized as a result of a devastating home fire in the Northeast’s Chalfont section early Monday.


East Torresdale to host political forums

Voters who hope to get a last look, or even a first look, at hopefuls for the May 19 municipal primary election may want to head to East Torresdale in the coming weeks.


Crime log: March 18, 2015

Feb. 23 through March 8


Child found in Parx parking lot, dad arrested

A Tacony man was arrested at Parx Casino last week after abandoning his 7-year-old son in the parking lot for several hours while the father was inside playing blackjack, according to Bensalem Township police.


Suspect sought in two Cottman Avenue robberies

If you see a guy walking into a tanning salon or beauty supply shop wearing a dark hood and a long red scarf over his face, he’s probably not there to buy some skin cream.