Articles by William Kenny

Low turnout at meeting addressing drug problems

By all accounts, opioid drug abuse has become epidemic in Philadelphia, but it still doesn’t seem to be a topic that folks are clamoring to discuss in public.


Laptop, gaming system stolen from home

A burglar made off with a computer and gaming system from a Frankford home earlier this year, but he left behind some sharp surveillance video of the crime.


Bar fight leads to stabbings in Lower Mayfair

A fight at a Lower Mayfair bar led to the stabbing and hospitalization of two men last Friday night.


Volunteers clean up Poquessing park

Fifteen representatives of Sandmeyer Steel Company, including President and CEO Ron Sandmeyer Jr., were among 28 total volunteers who took part in the Spring Cleanup hosted by the Friends of Poquessing Watershed on April 16.


Suspect sought in 7-eleven robbery

Police are trying to identify a robber who stole about $200 from a 7-eleven in Mayfair last Sunday.


Road to recovery

Residents give recommendations for improving Roosevelt Boulevard during public forum.


Renovations to Immaculate Mary topic of Holme Circle meeting

Residents of Holme Circle may soon learn the full details about proposed renovations to the Immaculate Mary Home at 2990 Holme Ave.


Police: Ex-con started fire that killed family

Abdu Rivera hasn’t exactly been lying low since someone firebombed an Olney rowhouse in November 2003, igniting a blaze that claimed the lives of five family members, including a 3-month-old girl.


Police and fire credit union robbed of $500

One sure-fire way to get yourself some attention is to steal money from police and firefighters. Indirectly, that’s precisely what an unidentified man did in Mayfair last Saturday.


NE man sentenced to prison for child porn

Note: In a previous version of this article, the Times published an incorrect home address for the defendant, Tony Myers.