Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

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.

Local residents voice complaints at Comcast public forum

Regular Philadelphia residents aren’t privy to negotiations between the Nutter administration and Comcast over the terms of the hometown media conglomerate’s next 15-year license to sell cable TV services in the city.

Crime log: May 6, 2015

April 6 through 19

Chiropractor acquitted of sex assault charges

A Somerton chiropractor fought almost four years against a senior woman’s allegation that he sexually assaulted her during a treatment in July 2011. Last week, a Common Pleas Court jury finally vindicated him.

Abraham discusses school funding at Holme Circle meeting

Former Philadelphia district attorney and current mayoral candidate Lynne Abraham gave Holme Circle residents a live preview of her new television ad campaign last week.