Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Man arrested in mobile phone store heists

Two 2nd Police District officers captured a masked gunman who allegedly robbed two mobile telephone stores in the Northeast on Nov. 14.


Girl reports stalker tries to lure her into his car near Oxford Circle school

Just days after Philadelphia police warned the public about a child predator roaming Frankford streets, another creep accosted a girl near her Oxford Circle elementary school.


Suspicious fire damages newspaper office in Trevose

A blaze heavily damaged the news and production departments of Broad Street Media, publisher of the Northeast Times, Star and Wire newspapers.


Improved Ryan squad set for Turkey Day clash with G.W.

Thanksgiving football fans attending the showdown between Archbishop Ryan and host George Washington will probably recognize the uniforms on the field during this 36th annual contest.


Judge tells Hostess it can proceed with closing

The reprieve for 300 workers at a Northeast Philly bakery lasted one day. The company announced plans to close on Monday, and then accepted a judge's request to seek a last-ditch effort to resolve a union dispute. The effort failed.


Crime log (November 21, 2012)

Oct. 22 through Nov. 4


City zoning code tops Fox Chase meeting

Members of the Fox Chase Homeowners Association expected to hear about a relatively minor zoning case in the neighborhood, but instead got a lesson on a major flaw in the city’s new zoning code.


7th PDAC names Officer of the Month

Officer Terrence Black has been named Officer of the Month for October in the 7th Police District.


Woman sexually assaulted in Somerton

A 38-year-old woman was assaulted sexually and robbed in a Somerton alley late Saturday, according to a report by television station 6abc.


Child predator accosts four

Philadelphia police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspected child predator who has accosted at least four children since Nov. 5 in separate incidents near Harding Junior High School.