Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Police looking into motorists’ advances toward separate underage girls

Two male motorists made sexual advances toward underage girls in the Northeast last week in what Special Victims Unit detectives believe were unrelated incidents.


Archdiocese reschedules Christmas concert

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has rescheduled its 26th annual Christmas Concert due to last Sunday’s snow storm. The concert will now be held on Sunday, Dec. 15, at 7 p.m. at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary. Admission is free.


Police believe attack planned

Philadelphia police said on Tuesday that they don’t believe a recent home invasion in the area of Willits and Ashton roads was a random act of violence, although detectives are still trying to identify the masked gunman who made off with a victim’s Rolex wristwatch.


Record-breaking Bullock eclipses 2,000 yards as Ryan rolls G.W.

The Archbishop Ryan coaching staff had a strong yet simple message for the Raiders’ football team after their Thanksgiving Day battle with Far Northeast rival George Washington.


Life and death in Pompeii

The ancient Roman city of Pompeii remained frozen in time for more than 1,500 years absent the touch of human hands, buried in a volcanic tomb created by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D.


Crime log: December 4, 2013

Nov. 4 through 17


Robber hits same Wawa a fourth time

A Halloween-style armed robber struck for a fourth time at the same Oxford Circle convenience store on Nov. 26.


Suspect sought in Rhawnhurst robbery

Philadelphia police seek the public’s help in identifying a man who burglarized the Prism Career Institute in Rhawnhurst on Nov. 5.


St. Chris helps feed the hungry

Students at St. Christopher School in Somerton collected canned goods for Thanksgiving week in support of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Nutritional Development Services, which provides meals to needy families.


Driver sentenced in accident that killed cop

The drunken driver who struck and killed Philadelphia Highway Patrol Officer Brian Lorenzo while traveling in the wrong direction on Interstate 95 16 months ago has been ordered to spend the next 10 to 20 years in prison.