Articles by William Kenny

Police protester arrested on gun, assault charges

Tony Soto allegedly impersonated a cop and pointed a gun at neighbors during an argument over parking in Oxford Circle. 

Parkwood promotes library perks

Members of the Parkwood Civic Association learned how to clean up eyesores in their community and where to go for some learning and fun last week.

Motorist surrenders to police after fatal hit and run

Accident investigators were trying to piece together the facts in a fatal hit and run that occurred near Cottman and Bustleton avenues early yesterday, claiming the life of pedestrian. One motorist surrendered to police several hours later, but a second driver remained unidentified and wanted for questioning yesterday afternoon.

Mayfair Civic Association celebrates homecoming

Anthony Luca, captain of the 15th Police District, and Kathryn Ott Lovell, commissioner of the city’s parks and rec department, spoke at the group’s meeting. 

Car vandalism video released 

A teenage boy may be responsible for vandalizing nine cars on a Holmesburg block earlier this month.

Burglar tries to break into laundromat twice, fails both times

A laundromat burglar learned last Friday that if at first you don’t succeed, and if at second you still don’t succeed, it’s probably best to run.

Brushes with greatness

At 93 years, Tacony’s Hamilton Disston School is already more than four decades older than its namesake was when he died in 1896 after a visit to a Philadelphia theater with his wife.

Alleged drug dealer charged with murder after Wissinoming burglary, shooting

An alleged drug dealer shot and killed a man who, police believe, had tried to break into the dealer’s Wissinoming home on May 17.

Three sought in Somerton home invasion

Three masked men invaded the Somerton home of a couple and their adult son in an apparent case of mistaken identity early last Friday.

Somerton residents ready to get over the hump

The chief traffic engineer from the Department of Streets will address the speed humps on Southampton Road at June’s meeting.