Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

NE cop charged in cable TV scam

A Philadelphia patrol officer assigned to the Northeast was arrested last Thursday for his alleged involvement in a scheme to hack into Comcast’s computer system and solicit fees from cable customers in exchange for adding premium channels to their service or reducing their monthly bills.


Police seek suspect in beer-distributor heists

A serial burglar busted into a pair of Northeast Philadelphia beer distributors early this month, but he wasn’t after suds.


Soccer giant's goal is the Northeast

European soccer club, the Celtic Football Club of Glasglow, hopes to make Northeast Philadelphia its foreign home.


Out on the town

Citizens, elected officials, business owners and police stand together to fight crime in their communities.




Former priest at Bridesburg church charged with sexual assault of boy, 10

The Rev. Andrew McCormick, a former pastor of St. John Cantius Church in Bridesburg, has been charged with the sexual assault of a young boy.



Officer's widow sues eatery that served driver

Officer Brian Lorenzo's widow has sued TGI Friday's and the man accused of driving into the officer's motorcycle.


The forbidden waters of the Pennypack

Surrounded by an unforgiving landscape of brick and mortar, concrete and asphalt, Pennypack Park presents Northeast Philadelphia with a 1,400-acre oasis of towering shade trees, grassy meadows and shimmering streams.