Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

More red light cameras in NE

The Philadelphia Parking Authority began full enforcement at three new red-light camera intersections in Northeast Philadelphia last Wednesday.


8th district officers honored for stellar service

Suicide attempts, gunpoint robberies, home invasions, road rage assaults, attempted rapes and carjackings: the 8th Police District has seen all of those crimes and a lot more during the second half of 2012.


Man dies in Blvd. crash

A 50-year-old man died in a one-car accident on Roosevelt Boulevard in Bustleton early Monday.


Northeast Times office fire likely arson

Evidence is pointing toward arson as the cause of a Nov. 25 fire that forced the Northeast Times to close its main office in Trevose, but investigators are still hunting for clues to identify those responsible for the blaze.


Detectives name Northeast’s most wanted

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast:


O’Neill discusses tax overhaul at civic meeting

Ready or not, Philadelphia is going to get a complete property tax overhaul, so homeowners should prepare themselves to fight for affordable tax bills, according to City Councilman Brian O’Neill.


Top cops on the block

— New bosses take the helm in three police commands in the Northeast. They know their turf.


Friends of Pennypack Park score a big post-Thanksgiving cleanup

Twenty-five volunteers worked off some Thanksgiving calories during the monthly Friends of Pennypack Park cleanup day on Saturday, Nov. 24. Participants removed 39 bags of debris from the park in the area of Rhawn Street and Lexington Avenue.


Somerton talks about Community Day, CSX track plans and candidate’s views

The Somerton Civic Association discussed several additional neighborhood issues during its monthly meeting on Dec. 11.


Crime log (December 12, 2012)

Nov. 5 through 18