Articles by William Kenny

NE man arrested in string of burglaries

Police on Monday announced the arrest of a Northeast man for breaking into at least seven area businesses last month.


Gunman sought in Somerton robberies

Police are trying to identify a masked gunman who held up two Somerton businesses on Nov. 3.


Energy efficient home improvements to receive rebates

The Philadelphia Gas Works plans to award $4 million in rebates for energy efficient home improvements in the coming months, but property owners can save energy and money while spending next to nothing.


Collecting history

Things don’t get much more American than baseball, the Boy Scouts, coin collecting and contests. That’s why Mayfair’s Walter Waholek may be the most patriotic teenager in all of Northeast Philadelphia.


High school’s move spurs complaints in Fox Chase

Until recently, Cheltenham-based Gospel of Grace Ministries garnered perhaps its greatest notoriety on the basketball court when a team of teenagers from the tiny Christian congregation’s high school qualified for the state playoffs last March.


Crime log: November 13, 2013

Oct. 21 through Nov. 3


Convicted murderer could face death penalty

Omar Cash’s personal motto must be, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.”


Police seek public’s help identifying robbers

A Flyers fan and his cohort may have felt home free after they broke into an unoccupied Bustleton home on Nov. 3 and made off with jewelry and cash. But they apparently didn’t realize that a well-placed surveillance camera had filmed their fully exposed faces, according to police.


Bicyclist killed in Holmesburg

Police have released the identity of the bicyclist who was shot and killed on a Holmesburg street on Nov. 1.


Indecent assault reported on bus

A woman SEPTA passenger was the victim of an indecent assault aboard a Northeast Philly bus on Sunday morning.