Articles by William Kenny

U. Holmesburg Civic rejects landlord’s proposal

Joseph Smith’s effort to legalize four auto body shops and four residential apartments on a half-acre industrial property was met by an unanimous “no.” 

Thief steals car containing child, 6

An attempted car theft became a child abduction on Monday night in Mayfair when a bandit stole a woman’s car with her 6-year-old son sitting in the backseat.

Police shoot Mayfair man after domestic disturbance

Timothy McShane suffered wounds of the arm in the shooting and was charged with multiple counts of felony assault.

Police: Man pointed gun at Judge students

A Mayfair man pointed a gun at a car full of Father Judge High School students during a traffic dispute last Thursday morning.

Pennypack rapist gets 30 to 60 years

A Pennypack Park rapist’s prison bid just got a lot longer.

More police presence, less crime in Frankford

It’s been two months since a new police bicycle patrol initiative hit the streets of Frankford and so far, it seems to be working. 

Local community honors fallen hero

Leaders of the Philadelphia Fire Department and the city’s Mural Arts Program teamed up to present a Mural Paint Day at Lawncrest Recreation Center on Saturday in memory of fallen fire Lt. Joyce Craig.

Fall fest in the 8th

Damp and blustery conditions didn’t discourage hundreds of Northeast children and their parents from revelling in Halloween fun on Saturday during the 8th Police District Advisory Council’s annual Fall Festival at the 8th district police station.

Chief inspector urges residents to report suspicious activity

Chief Inspector Joe Sullivan said that the city’s first line of defense against terrorism is often its residents. 

7th district officers honored for arresting burglar in Bell’s Corner

Police Officers Frederick Clough and Timothy Taylor have been named Officers of the Month in the 7th district for arresting a burglar in Bell’s Corner on Sept. 1.