Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Fire deaths down, injuries up in 2013

Philadelphia’s fire deaths were down, but its fire-related injuries were up in 2013, according to year-end data released by the city’s Fire Department on Jan. 2.


Shooting in Frankford leaves one wounded

An average-sized man with a really big gun is on the loose in Frankford. And he doesn’t seem to be afraid of using the weapon.


Police seek Wawa robber

An unknown man used a threat of violence to rob a Bustleton Wawa store late last month.


Philly police post DUI stats online

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


Pharmaceutical manufacturer buys former IRS property

It was a big December for the Lannett Company.


Questions and complaints surround Gospel of Grace School

Is the Gospel of Grace School one with the Fox Chase United Methodist Church, or are they two separate entities?


Stabbing on Christmas Day

Christmas Day turned bloody for an Upper Holmesburg man after he was stabbed numerous times near his home.


Volunteers pitch in to clean up Pennypack

The Friends of Pennypack Park cleanup committee wrapped up its 2013 schedule by removing 21 trash bags of debris, plus many large items from the woods in the area of Rhawn Street and Lexington Avenue on Nov. 23.


Frankford man arrested in two robberies

A Frankford man has been arrested for robbing two Center City banks and another in Mayfair early last month.


Somerton winter tradition ends

A decades-old winter tradition in Somerton has come to an end.