Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Somerton meeting postponed to Jan. 14

The Somerton Civic Association meeting originally scheduled for Dec. 10 has been postponed until Tuesday, Jan. 14, due to snow. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. at Walker Lodge 306, 1290 Southampton Road.


Youth football coach faces additional charges

The District Attorney’s office filed new child sex abuse charges on Tuesday against a youth football coach who previously was arrested last month on allegations he raped two boys.


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:


Male motorists accost two girls in Northeast

Police are looking for two male motorists who accosted two 15-year-old girls in the Northeast last week in what Special Victims Unit detectives believe were unrelated incidents.


Toddler dies in three-story fall in Frankford

An unsupervised toddler fell to his death from a third-story window in Frankford on Sunday.


Holiday activity idea: explore life and death in Pompeii

The Franklin Institute's One Day in Pompeii exhibit invites visitors to immerse themselves in the culture of a fabled ancient Roman city.


Crime log: December 18, 2013

Nov. 18 through Dec. 1


Archdiocese reschedules Christmas concert

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has rescheduled its 26th annual Christmas Concert due to last Sunday’s snow storm. The concert will now be held on Sunday, Dec. 15, at 7 p.m. at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary. Admission is free.


Police looking into motorists’ advances toward separate underage girls

Two male motorists made sexual advances toward underage girls in the Northeast last week in what Special Victims Unit detectives believe were unrelated incidents.


Police believe attack planned

Philadelphia police said on Tuesday that they don’t believe a recent home invasion in the area of Willits and Ashton roads was a random act of violence, although detectives are still trying to identify the masked gunman who made off with a victim’s Rolex wristwatch.