Articles by William Kenny

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.


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?


Armed robbers sought in three 7-Eleven heists

Armed robbers have struck at three 7-Eleven stores in the same Northeast Philadelphia police district since late December.


Police seek Wawa robber

An unknown man used a threat of violence to rob a Bustleton Wawa store late last month.


Somerton winter tradition ends

A decades-old winter tradition in Somerton has come to an end.


Head of the class

MaST Charter scores well in new school performance ratings.

It might require matching doctoral degrees in math and education to grasp the entirety and meaning of Pennsylvania’s latest state-mandated school assessment program.


Frankford man arrested in two robberies

A Frankford man has been arrested for robbing two Center City banks and another in Mayfair early last month.


Man dies after being struck by car

An East Torresdale man died on Christmas Eve four days after he was struck by a car while walking near his home.


Cops pay holiday visits to fallen officers’ families

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 President John McNesby, members of the Philadelphia Highway Patrol, police from throughout the Delaware Valley and attorney James Binns delivered Christmas dinners to the families of fallen police officers on Dec. 23 and 24.


Stabbing on Christmas Day

Christmas Day turned bloody for an Upper Holmesburg man after he was stabbed numerous times near his home.