Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Somerton talks about Community Day, CSX track plans and candidate’s views

The Somerton Civic Association discussed several additional neighborhood issues during its monthly meeting on Dec. 11.


Friends of Pennypack Park score a big post-Thanksgiving cleanup

Twenty-five volunteers worked off some Thanksgiving calories during the monthly Friends of Pennypack Park cleanup day on Saturday, Nov. 24. Participants removed 39 bags of debris from the park in the area of Rhawn Street and Lexington Avenue.


Top cops on the block

— New bosses take the helm in three police commands in the Northeast. They know their turf.


O’Neill discusses tax overhaul at civic meeting

Ready or not, Philadelphia is going to get a complete property tax overhaul, so homeowners should prepare themselves to fight for affordable tax bills, according to City Councilman Brian O’Neill.


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:


Northeast Times office fire likely arson

Evidence is pointing toward arson as the cause of a Nov. 25 fire that forced the Northeast Times to close its main office in Trevose, but investigators are still hunting for clues to identify those responsible for the blaze.


Crime log (December 12, 2012)

Nov. 5 through 18


Suspects sought in Wawa robbery

Two men stole cigarettes worth $650 from a Castor Gardens Wawa after charging behind the counter and scuffling with the cashier, Philadelphia police said.


Suspect in 7-11 robbery is arrested

A Pennypack Woods man has been arrested for last month’s armed robbery of a local 7-Eleven store.


Public help needed to ID thief in Somerton

Police in the Northeast’s 7th district seek the public’s help in identifying a man who may have committed multiple thefts from automobiles in the Somerton section recently.