Articles by William Kenny

Men steal cigarettes from Tacony store

Two unidentified cigarette burglars busted through a pair of Bilco doors to raid a tobacco stash inside a Tacony grocery store on Aug. 31.


Man, 19, charged in home invasion, shooting

A 19-year-old from Oxford Circle invaded the home of a Rhawnhurst couple, fired a gunshot and robbed them on Sept. 7 moments before he robbed a woman at gunpoint two blocks away, authorities say.


Graffitists caught on video

A lot of artists don’t like people to see their work before it’s complete. But real-time video cameras didn’t seem to deter three graffitists who brazenly tagged a Northwood mini-market on Aug. 5.


Cops: Woman tried to run down officer

An intoxicated Wissinoming woman in a stolen SUV tried to run down a police officer on a Kensington sidewalk, prompting the officer to shoot her. But that didn’t stop the motorist’s rampage last Thursday morning, authorities say.


Suspects sought in Northwood burglary

Two unidentified burglars stole a gun and other items from a house in Northwood on Aug. 30, police say.


Robber steals donation boxes from two local churches

An unidentified man has broken into at least seven Northeast properties, including two churches and several restaurants, since Aug. 14, police say.


Menorah worth $5K stolen from synagogue

The leader of Congregation Beth Solomon is praying for the safe return of a memorial menorah that was stolen from the front lawn of the Somerton synagogue last month.


Man uses lighter, fuel to rob NE smoke shop

A man used a lighter and a bottle of fuel to rob a smoke shop in Mayfair Shopping Center on Aug. 30, police say.


Cyclist fatally hit by car on Frankford Avenue

Authorities have questioned a motorist in connection with Friday’s fatal hit and run of a bicyclist in Wissinoming, but formal charges were pending in the case yesterday.


Cheers!

There’s not much unusual about some beer drinking and a walk down memory lane to celebrate the 20th anniversary of anything.