Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Castor Gardens Wawa robbed for fifth time since October

Armed robbers have targeted the same Northeast convenience store five times since October, with the latest heist occurring early Monday morning, Philadelphia police say.

Tacony bank robbed Jan. 10

An unidentified robber held up a Tacony bank on Friday afternoon.

Tacony woman sentenced to life in prison for murdering her 18-month-old twins

A Tacony woman was sentenced to life in prison last week after a Philadelphia judge convicted her of murdering her twin toddlers in a dispute with the children’s father.

Heartbeats reunion show Jan. 25

One of the Philadelphia area’s most versatile and entertaining dance bands, The Heartbeats, invite party-goers to their 2014 Friends and Family Reunion show on Saturday, Jan. 25, at a brand new Northeast venue.

Fox Chase UMC violated zoning code with new school

The Fox Chase United Methodist Church violated the city’s zoning code by opening its doors to a private Christian secondary school last fall, according to the leader of a neighborhood civic association.

Crime log: January 15, 2014

Dec. 16 through 29

Police search for man who robbed Hammer Auto in Tacony

Police have asked the public for help identifying a man who broke into a Tacony business and stole a laptop computer on Dec. 9.

Police searching for robber who held Lawndale 7-11 employee at knifepoint

New Year’s Day wasn’t so joyful for a clerk at a 7-Eleven in Lawndale. Not only did the woman have to work, a robber held a knife to her back.

Cops searching for Lukoil bandit

An unknown gunman held up a Far Northeast gas station on Saturday morning.

Phila2035 will examine East Torresdale’s future

The Philadelphia2035 project is making its way into East Torresdale.