Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Pearl Harbor vet says he’s last of his survivors’ group

Alex Horanzy and his buddies had a late night on the town on Dec. 6, 1941. In fact, their night of revelry in Oahu, Hawaii, lasted well into the early hours of Dec. 7, 1941.


Happy ending for missing dog

The Northeast Times has helped reunite a lost dog with his Somerton home.


Retired priest accused of molestation

The archdiocese received one sexual misconduct allegation against the Rev. James J. Collins, who retired from Holy Family University earlier this year.


Bank robber sought

Philadelphia police and the FBI believe that the same unidentified man has attempted to rob banks in the Northeast and in Bridesburg in recent weeks.


The Art of Golf

When the best golfers in the world gather in Ardmore next month for the 113th U.S. Open, the players, international media and sun-kissed (or rain-drenched) galleries will belatedly commemorate the centennial of a venue steeped in the sport’s illustrious history.


Firefighters oust union boss

Bill Gault, who was very vocal about perceived mistakes in the handling of the Kensington Buck Hosiery fire, has been voted out of his post as head of Philadelphia's Local 22 firefighters union.


Gault talks about what led to his defeat

Bill Gault would sometimes borrow from The Godfather to illustrate the challenges confronting him as the elected president of Philadelphia’s firefighters union, which is in the midst of a four-year contract dispute with the city.


Crime log (May 22, 2013)

April 22 through May 5


Somerton Civic opposes psychic business application

The Somerton neighborhood has been holding its ground on several recent zoning issues.


Sending love over there

Every year, on the last Monday in May, the people of the United States remember the military heroes who died while serving the country.