Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Tacony bank robbed Jan. 10

An unidentified robber held up a Tacony bank on Friday afternoon.


Fox Chase UMC violated zoning code with new school

The Fox Chase United Methodist Church violated the city’s zoning code by opening its doors to a private Christian secondary school last fall, according to the leader of a neighborhood civic association.


Man could face 20 to 40 years for starving parents

Nobody really knows what was on Thomas Houck’s mind as he idly watched his elderly father starve to death and his mother nearly do the same in late 2011.


Police search for man who robbed Hammer Auto in Tacony

Police have asked the public for help identifying a man who broke into a Tacony business and stole a laptop computer on Dec. 9.


Crime log: January 15, 2014

Dec. 16 through 29


Police searching for robber who held Lawndale 7-11 employee at knifepoint

New Year’s Day wasn’t so joyful for a clerk at a 7-Eleven in Lawndale. Not only did the woman have to work, a robber held a knife to her back.


Heartbeats reunion show Jan. 25

One of the Philadelphia area’s most versatile and entertaining dance bands, The Heartbeats, invite party-goers to their 2014 Friends and Family Reunion show on Saturday, Jan. 25, at a brand new Northeast venue.


Cops searching for Lukoil bandit

An unknown gunman held up a Far Northeast gas station on Saturday morning.


Phila2035 will examine East Torresdale’s future

The Philadelphia2035 project is making its way into East Torresdale.


Philly police post DUI stats online

Ever wonder how many drunken drivers that Philadelphia police arrest during a weekend? Wonder no more.