Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Somerton bank robber on the loose

The FBI and Philadelphia police seek the public’s help in identifying a masked man who robbed a Somerton bank last Thursday morning.


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.


A 'game-changer' for old Liddonfield site

“This is probably the most important development that this community will see in the next century.” — Stan Cywinski, president of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association








The lure of being a 'loser'

Auditions in Northeast Philly for TV's 'The Biggest Loser' draw a hopeful crowd.