Northeast Times

 Articles by William Kenny

Suspect sought in 7-11 robbery

Philadelphia police are trying to identify a robber who stole $280 cash from a Far Northeast 7-Eleven at gunpoint on Nov. 1.


Big changes in Northeast’s police units

Monday was move-in day at the Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Division headquarters in Mayfair as new commanders took over the division’s three highest-ranking patrol positions.


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.


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.


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.


Storm surge easily could have hit here

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


The wrath of Sandy

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


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