Articles by William Kenny

State Road entrance, security fence at Glen Foerd discussed at East Torresdale meeting

Members of the East Torresdale Civic Association wanted details about the Glen Foerd estate’s rumored plans for building a new State Road entrance. During the monthly ETCA meeting on March 14, neighborhood residents learned about that and many more new initiatives at Glen Foerd.


Second arrest made in triple murder

District Attorney Seth Williams announced the filing of murder charges last Thursday against a Graterford prison inmate for the 2014 slaying of three men inside a Lawndale home.


Redevelopment of former Liddonfield site delayed

The plan hasn’t changed, but the timeline is going to take a bit longer than expected: that was the message that City Councilman Bobby Henon delivered to members of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association during the group’s monthly meeting last Thursday.


Holmesburg shooting leaves man injured

A shooting in a Holmesburg driveway on March 16 left a motorist with a head wound and police searching for evidence linking a suspect to the gunfire.


Alleged murderer surrenders to police

The alleged trigger man in the double murder of a senior woman and her roommate inside their Holmesburg rowhouse in 2014 surrendered to police last Friday.


7th PDAC honors Officers of the Month

A police officer and his lieutenant were each recognized as Officers of the Month in the 7th district during the monthly meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council on March 17.


SEPTA looks to improve safety at Fox Chase station

Some changes have been made on SEPTA’s Bus Route 18 and others may be in store as a result of a bus accident on a Fox Chase street last November.


Police seek help finding park rapist

An unidentified rapist with a heart tattoo on his chest and crooked front teeth may be on the loose in the Winchester Park area of the Northeast, according to Philadelphia police, who released a composite sketch of the suspect on Friday.


Police investigate SEPTA bus altercation

When is an assault and abduction not really an assault and abduction? People on a SEPTA bus in the Northeast found out the answer to that last Friday.


Police identify suspect in 2014 Holmesburg killing

Authorities have been saying for at least 15 months that they know who pulled the trigger when a senior woman and her roommate were shot to death inside their Holmesburg rowhouse in 2014.