Articles by William Kenny

Councilman discusses possible renovations at Fox Chase Recreation Center

City Councilman Brian O’Neill said the basketball courts and hockey rinks are deteriorating with cracks in the pavement. 


Charity run will pay tribute to victims of Sept. 11 attacks

Appearances by Brian Dawkins and Comcast SportsNet personality Michael Barkann will highlight The Day We Remember Walk & Run at Neshaminy High School in Langhorne, Bucks County, on Oct. 1, presented by the Barkann Family Healing Hearts Foundation.


Volunteers clean up park

Volunteers collected 11 trash bags of litter and one bag of recyclable cans during the monthly Pennypack Park cleanup on Aug. 27 at Pennypack on the Delaware.


Slow rider

Philly Pretzel Factory partnered with Uber for the Philadelphia launch of the UberEATS app, but service isn’t as speedy as expected. 


PHS discusses Rain Check program at Normandy civic meeting

Rain barrels are the most basic way residents can participate in Rain Check. The idea is to get homeowners to retain stormwater on their properties to reduce the short-term demand on public sewers.


Officers of the Month honored

Officers David Smith and Raymond Hall were each named Officer of the Month in the 15th district for July. They were recognized during a meeting of the 15th Police District Advisory Council.


Northeast cop who shot son put on restricted duty

Officer Dorian Young fired a .40-caliber semiautomatic pistol twice, wounding his son in the abdomen and back. 


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.