Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

‘We never forget our fallen’

Officer Daniel Boyle Memorial Playground unveils new outdoor mural.  

Victory at last

Al Taubenberger gave five concession speeches in five previous runs for office, but Tuesday night was a lot different.

The spooky side of Mayfair

Neighbors showcased their spirit during this year’s Halloween decorating contest. 

Photos released of serial armed robber

The same serial armed robber is responsible for holding up more than a dozen cell phone stores since July throughout the city, authorities say. Six of the crimes have occurred in the Northeast.

NE woman questioned in fatal hit and run

A Northeast Philadelphia woman may have been involved in a fatal hit and run that occurred on State Road just outside the city on Oct. 28.

Man killed outside apartment complex

A resident of a Far Northeast apartment complex was shot and killed on the lawn outside his building on Monday night, police say.

Man indicted for local bank robberies

A grand jury indicted a Philadelphia man on Tuesday for the robberies of two Northeast banks in September, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

HFU dedicates building to Sister Francesca Onley

Folks around Holy Family University don’t need a reminder of the profound impact of Sister Francesca Onley, who retired last year after serving 33 years as president of the Torresdale-based academic institution.

Driver sentenced for fatal drag racing crash

A Lancaster man with Northeast Philly ties who killed a mother and three children in a racing-related crash on Roosevelt Boulevard in 2013 has been ordered to serve up to 34 years in state prison, although he won’t end up in state custody for a while yet.

Volunteers collect 51 bags of litter

The Friends of Poquessing Watershed, Parkwood Civic Association and Philadelphia Water Department teamed to clean up Torrey Woods and Gilbert’s Run on Oct. 10, an effort that produced 51 bags of litter, four bags of recyclable cans and other debris from the park.