Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Police use GPS device hidden in pill bottle to track drug thieves

Philadelphia police say they may have captured the gunmen responsible for more than a dozen robberies of area pharmacies since last December.


Somerton parents waive preliminary hearing in school case

Somerton residents Hamlet and Olesia Garcia still insist they did nothing wrong when they enrolled their 5-year-old daughter in a Lower Moreland public school in fall 2011.


Somerton parents to pay back tuition to Lower Moreland school district

Hamlet and Olesia Garcia waived a preliminary hearing today after the Montgomery County district attorney's office agreed to recommend an ARD program instead of going to trial. The couple will have to pay more than $10,000 in tuition for enrolling their daughter in a Lower Moreland kindergarten while living in Somerton.


Still in the game

It’s difficult to imagine what might’ve become of former Father Judge student-athlete Gregory Hennigar mainly because he could’ve done just about anything, according to those who knew him best.


Storm surge easily could have hit here

Hurricane Sandy spared Philadelphia from the worst of its devastating fury.


Police seek burglary suspect

A 65-year-old man carrying more than $800 in cash became a strong-arm robbery victim on Oct. 30 at a Wissinoming gas station.


Holme Circle Civic will elect new officers at next meeting

The Holme Circle Civic Association will elect new executive board officers during the group’s next monthly meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 28.


Crime log (October 31, 2012)

Sept. 24 through Oct. 7


Robbery spree continues despite storm

Hurricane Sandy’s rain and wind failed to slow a knife-wielding man who robbed several Northeast Philly fast food restaurants, a gas station and his own relative before and during the storm, Philadelphia


The wrath of Sandy

— Hurricane Sandy was bad — very, very bad — but Northeast Philly fared much better than other areas on the East Coast.