Articles by William Kenny

Heartbeats reunion show Jan. 25

One of the Philadelphia area’s most versatile and entertaining dance bands, The Heartbeats, invite party-goers to their 2014 Friends and Family Reunion show on Saturday, Jan. 25, at a brand new Northeast venue.


Crime log: January 15, 2014

Dec. 16 through 29


Police searching for robber who held Lawndale 7-11 employee at knifepoint

New Year’s Day wasn’t so joyful for a clerk at a 7-Eleven in Lawndale. Not only did the woman have to work, a robber held a knife to her back.


Man could face 20 to 40 years for starving parents

Nobody really knows what was on Thomas Houck’s mind as he idly watched his elderly father starve to death and his mother nearly do the same in late 2011.


Phila2035 will examine East Torresdale’s future

The Philadelphia2035 project is making its way into East Torresdale.


Cops searching for Lukoil bandit

An unknown gunman held up a Far Northeast gas station on Saturday morning.


Shooting in Frankford leaves one wounded

An average-sized man with a really big gun is on the loose in Frankford. And he doesn’t seem to be afraid of using the weapon.


Pharmaceutical manufacturer buys former IRS property

It was a big December for the Lannett Company.


Questions and complaints surround Gospel of Grace School

Is the Gospel of Grace School one with the Fox Chase United Methodist Church, or are they two separate entities?


Fire deaths down, injuries up in 2013

Philadelphia’s fire deaths were down, but its fire-related injuries were up in 2013, according to year-end data released by the city’s Fire Department on Jan. 2.