Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Driver convicted in fatal racing-related crash

A Lancaster man with a long history of risky driving opted not to plead guilty to killing a mother and her three sons in a gruesome racing-related crash on Roosevelt Boulevard in 2013.


Caring for life

After his mother shattered her ankle, Ronald Guevara became her full-time caregiver. Now, he’s made it into a career.


All that jazz

Travel back to the ’20s with Glen Foerd’s elaborate and lavish period party called Jazz Age on the Delaware.  


Video released of 7-Eleven armed robbery

Police have released surveillance video of the armed robbery of a 7-Eleven in Frankford on June 29 in hope of identifying the culprits.


Tire slasher gets three to six years in prison

At first, David Toledo famously said he wanted to break the hands of the guy who was slashing all of his Mayfair neighbors’ car tires in 2012. When a jury determined that Toledo was in fact the tire slasher, a city judge spared him with what some victims viewed as a slap on the wrist — probation.


Pope to meet with inmates at Curran-Fromhold

Philadelphia’s political and administrative leaders may have difficulty finding the Northeast from time to time, but the head of one of the world’s largest and oldest religious institutions is planning to visit here in September.


One killed, one injured in separate accidents

Two violent car accidents within minutes of each other last Thursday night in the Northeast left one man dead and another hospitalized.


A new voice

Andy Thomas is the newly elected president of the Local 22 firefighter’s union. 


Motorist charged in fatal collision with bicyclist

A Frankford man has been charged with homicide by vehicle, drunk driving and related offenses stemming from his fatal collision with a bicyclist in Juniata Park last month.


Guilty plea in drag race crash that killed family

A Castor Gardens man pleaded guilty to four counts of vehicular homicide on Monday for his role in a drag racing-related crash on Roosevelt Boulevard that killed a mother and her three young sons two years ago.