Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Man crashes car into wall at historic Pennypack Creek bridge

An Oxford Circle man with a suspended license was injured critically when he crashed into a stone wall on Frankford Avenue’s Pennypack Creek Bridge early Saturday, damaging the 316-year-old viaduct as well as a state historical marker erected there just six months ago.


Civic group discusses dangers on Holme Avenue

Those who think that dangerous drivers are a growing problem along Holme Avenue are mistaken.


Crime log (April 3, 2012)

March 11 through 24


SWAT team members visit 7th PDAC meeting

Some Northeast residents got an up-close and personal look at the city’s SWAT team, but without the riot gear.


Tire slasher trial is delayed

The trial for the accused Mayfair tire slasher has been postponed until next January.


Two indicted for string of pharmacy heists

A federal grand jury has indicted two Northeast men in connection with the armed robberies of 19 area pharmacies in 11 months.


Police identify robber who was killed

Philadelphia police have identified a young Oxford Circle man as the armed robber who was shot and killed by a Tacony delicatessen owner on Feb. 5.


Pair of Blvd. crashes hospitalize four

A pair of single-vehicle crashes on Roosevelt Boulevard last weekend left four people hospitalized, one driver facing DUI charges and police on the hunt for another driver suspected of hit-and-run.


Motorist still at large in Wissinoming hit and run

Philadelphia police have arrested one motorist but seek a second in connection with a pair of hit-and-run crashes that injured two young sisters on separate days this month.


Holy Family hopes to open athletic fields at Liddonfield site

There may not seem to be much going on at the former site of the Liddonfield public housing project, but there has been some progress toward the much-anticipated conversion of the 32-acre tract into a satellite campus for Holy Family University.