Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

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.


Head of the class

MaST Charter scores well in new school performance ratings.

It might require matching doctoral degrees in math and education to grasp the entirety and meaning of Pennsylvania’s latest state-mandated school assessment program.


Somerton winter tradition ends

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


Cops pay holiday visits to fallen officers’ families

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 President John McNesby, members of the Philadelphia Highway Patrol, police from throughout the Delaware Valley and attorney James Binns delivered Christmas dinners to the families of fallen police officers on Dec. 23 and 24.


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.


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.


Stabbing on Christmas Day

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


Man dies after being struck by car

An East Torresdale man died on Christmas Eve four days after he was struck by a car while walking near his home.


Crime log: December 25, 2013

Dec. 2 through 15


Serving her city

Assistant D.A. Jacqueline Coelho says her priority as a public servant is to correct injustice.

Most people in Northeast Philadelphia probably don’t know much about Assistant District Attorney Jacqueline Coelho, unless they’ve been the victim of a violent crime or the relative of a murder victim.