Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Crime log: May 13, 2015

April 20 through May 3


Suspect sought in Wawa robbery

Police are trying to identify a man with a limp who robbed a convenience store in Burholme on April 25.


Supermarket employees robbed in parking lot

Two armed robbers held up a couple of Mayfair Shop n Bag employees as the workers were on the way to make a cash deposit at a neighboring bank on Sunday morning, police say.


Shrubbery suspect surrenders after video goes viral

Castor Gardens resident Joseph Medycki wasn’t necessarily on a quest to find the Holy Grail. According to Philadelphia police, he was merely looking for a shrubbery.


Saddle up

Members of the Pegasus Therapeutic Riding Academy in Bell’s Corner showcased their skills and earned a large haul of blue ribbons during the Pegasus Horse Show on Sunday.


Road of Remembrance

Verree Road from Kendrick Street to Rhawn Street will be known as the Firefighter Daniel Sweeney Memorial Highway.   


Once upon a time…

Ann Hornbach is changing the way people think about libraries. She was recently rewarded for her work at the city’s Torresdale branch.  


New Wissinoming Civic group holds first zoning vote

The new Wissinoming Civic Association broke new ground on April 28, as it conducted its first-ever vote on a zoning application. And it didn’t transpire without some controversy.


Mothers charged after children found on roof

A couple of Frankford mothers drifted into hot water on Monday after leaving their young boys home alone and one of the tots ended up on the roof.


Man expected to plead guilty in wife’s murder

The Northeast Philadelphia man accused of strangling his wife as she jogged in Pennypack Park last August is expected to plead guilty to murder later this month.