Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Mayfair Civic supports zoning for commercial kitchen

A residential garage at Bustleton Avenue and McKinley Street could soon be converted into a commercial kitchen after the Mayfair Civic Association on Nov. 17 voted not to oppose the owner’s zoning appeal.


Former Northeast Community Center for sale again

The saga of the former Northeast Community Center took another twist recently when a for sale sign appeared in front of the 3/4-acre property at 2840 Holme Ave.


Accused teacher waives preliminary hearing

A former schoolteacher from the Northeast who is accused of molesting a boy in a Bucks County middle school waived her preliminary hearing on sexual assault charges last week.


Thanksgiving football preview: Ryan vs. Washington

WHERE: George Washington High School WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 27, 10 a.m. LAST YEAR: Ryan, 21-0 RYAN LEADS SERIES: 27-9-1


Surveillance video released of van break-in

Police are trying to identify a thief who stole tools from a work van in Holmesburg on Oct. 23.


Police seek flashers in unrelated incidents

An 11-year-old boy and a 24-year-old woman have reported incidents of indecent exposure in the Northeast last week.    


Plans for Philadelphia2035 projects progress in Fox Chase

The city’s long-term planning initiative known as Philadelphia2035 contains countless localized development projects sought by neighbors in their communities. In Fox Chase, residents may realize two of those wish-list items long before 2035.


O’Neill visits Somerton meeting, discusses Council bills to amend zoning code

City Councilman Brian O’Neill used the monthly meeting of the Somerton Civic Association to detail three Council bills that he recently introduced to amend the city’s zoning code.


Officer arrested after quarrel with woman

An argument between an off-duty Philadelphia police officer and the mother of his children in Upper Holmesburg on Sunday resulted in his arrest and suspension from the police force.


Man interrupts burglary, beaten by intruder

A Rhawnhurst man was hospitalized on Nov. 10 after he returned home to find his back door broken and a burglar in his bedroom. During a subsequent scuffle, the intruder beat the victim with a crowbar.