Articles by William Kenny

Pizza man wounds would-be robber in legs

Guys who rob Northeast Philly pizza men slumped to 0-for-2 this month when a delivery driver shot a would-be hold-up man in both legs on Dec. 17, according to police.

Maggie’s Waterfront owner presents expansion plans

The owner of Northeast Philadelphia’s only waterfront nightclub and catering facility wants to build a two-story, 14,000-square-foot addition to the business. And he’s going to seek neighbors’ support for the project.

Building a legacy

In his new book, local historian and archivist Jack McCarthy explores Philadelphia’s manufacturing as a leading catalyst in the growth of our nation.

7th Police District honors Officer of the Month

Police Officer Stephen Gantz was honored as Officer of the Month for the 7th district during a recent meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council.

2nd PDAC honors local police officers

Three police officers from the 2nd district received Officer of the Month awards during the Dec. 13 meeting of the 2nd Police District Advisory Council. The awardees were Padraic Feeney for September, Danielle Walsh for October and Ryan McGinnis for November.

A swinging success

The American Legion Recreation Center playground has undergone major renovations and is already receiving rave reviews. 

Rock breaks window at Northeast synagogue

Someone threw a rock through a window of a Northeast synagogue just before a Dec. 2 service, but police are not convinced that the incident was motivated by religious hate.

Robbers with axe invade Castor home

Three masked men with a pickaxe invaded a Castor Gardens home and made off with about $3,500 cash on Sunday evening, police say.

Robber hammers Tacony pizza man

An opportunist criminal with a hammer robbed a pizza delivery man in Tacony on Dec. 7, but his good fortune didn’t last long. Minutes later, police used their own bit of opportunism to lock him up.

Ready to launch

Next year, Glen Foerd will revive its boating heritage with the construction of a launch dock and the development of environmental programs.