Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Family of deceased man sues Club Risque

The family of a Northeast man who crashed his car and died last September after drinking at a Tacony gentlemen’s club has sued the business for allegedly serving the man too much alcohol.


Robber fatally shot identified by police

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.



Seeking ‘FAME’ at Samuel Fels

Samuel S. Fels High School music teachers Barry Huber and Douglas Payne came of age in two very different educational environments.


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:


Cops: NE man helps beat, rob his grandmom

Police say that a 94-year-old Mayfair woman’s own grandson was one of two men who took part in a brutal home invasion robbery on Sunday morning that resulted in the victim’s hospitalization for treatment of cuts and bruises.


Crime log (March 6, 2012)

Feb. 11 through 24


Holme Circle Civic plans fight against convent apartments

Members of the Holme Circle Civic Association are still waiting to see if a private real estate development company will get millions of dollars in state funding to rebuild a 45,000-square-foot convent as an apartment building for low-income people.


DA says estranged in-law reported school fraud

A Northeast Philadelphia couple accused of falsifying their residency to enroll their daughter at a suburban public school may have been feuding with a relative who ultimately reported the alleged fraud to authorities.


Rock queen

Soraia Mansour stood barely an arm’s length from rock ‘n’ roll immortality.