Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Armed men rob same Wawa three times

Men wearing Halloween masks have put the fear of death into employees of an Oxford Circle convenience store in recent weeks by robbing the place three times at gunpoint.


Man charged in beating of two young daughters

A Staten Island man is facing attempted murder charges after he savagely beat his two young daughters, including a month-old, while visiting a Frankford home last Wednesday, police say.


Suspect dies in two-car crash

A suspected car thief died after he ran a stop sign and crashed into a U-Haul truck at a Castor Gardens intersection on Saturday, police said.


Prison on the menu for Nifty Fifty’s owners

The fifties aren’t turning out so nifty for the owners of a popular Philadelphia-area 1950s-themed hamburger chain.


Teen charged in Fox Chase beating

A 15-year-old boy has been charged in the seemingly unprovoked beating of a man outside a Fox Chase pizza parlor on Nov. 11 while authorities continue to investigate the motive for the attack.


Upper Holmesburg discusses sale of former Liddonfield site

A cloudy timeline for the redevelopment of the former Liddonfield Homes public housing site is coming into clearer focus, according to the leader of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association.


7th PDAC names Officer of the Month at recent meeting

The 7th Police District Advisory Council honored Timothy Taylor as the district’s Officer of the Month last Thursday during the PDAC’s monthly meeting at Klein JCC.


A lesson in discontent

Irony wasn’t lost on more than a dozen Philadelphia public school teachers who demonstrated alongside dozens of students, parents and public education advocates outside the Watson T. Comly School last Wednesday afternoon, seeking more school funding.


Beautification project approved in Holme Circle

A Holme Circle beautification project has been approved by the city and is ready to begin, but neighbors should not expect to see any big changes in the area until next spring.


Look out for Santa on SEPTA

Every year, Santa rides SEPTA on the day after Thanksgiving, and, so he will again this year, for the 23rd time.