Articles by William Kenny

Winning family tradition

A.J. McAleer followed in his family’s footsteps by helping Archbishop Ryan to a Thanksgiving victory over George Washington High School.


Teen critically injured in Holmesburg shooting

An argument in a driveway behind a Holmesburg pizza parlor sparked a shooting that left a 17-year-old boy in critical condition on Thanksgiving eve.


School officials probe sideline altercation at Washington game

A bizarre altercation among players marred the conclusion of the annual Thanksgiving football game between George Washington and Archbishop Ryan high schools last Thursday, prompting School District of Philadelphia officials to launch an investigation this week.


Positive perspectives

Two Father Judge grads give Camden teens an opportunity to thrive through mentoring program. 


Police search for suspect in armed robberies

Police are trying to identify the man responsible for three armed robberies at Mayfair businesses since Nov. 22.


Philadelphia growing pickier about recycling efforts

Allison Sands, community outreach coordinator for Recyclebank in Philadelphia, had some good news and bad news for residents during the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association’s monthly meeting on Nov. 19.


Lincoln student arrested for bomb threat

Solving an idle bomb threat at Abraham Lincoln High School on Monday morning proved easier than a jigsaw puzzle for school police. All they had to do was match two pieces of the same sheet of paper.


Homeless man jailed for stabbing shopper

A homeless man who stabbed a shopper inside a Burholme Pathmark last year won’t have to worry about his own room and board for a while. A Philadelphia judge sentenced him earlier this month to serve up to 15 years in state prison.


The future is bright

Imagine waking up to the morning sun shimmering through the brilliant hues of a 15-foot stained glass window, then settling into bed each evening beneath the same decorative glow — courtesy of artificial backlighting.


Friends of Poquessing Watershed announce final cleanup of 2015

Six volunteers participated in the monthly park cleanup event organized by the Friends of Poquessing Watershed on Nov. 14.