Articles by William Kenny

Volunteers collect 43 bags of trash at Pennypack Park

Thirty-three volunteers collected 43 bags of litter, six bags of recyclable cans and many assorted objects from the Little City area of Pennypack Park on Nov. 28 in an event organized by the Friends of Pennypack Park.


A vision for Philadelphia

Mayor-elect Jim Kenney shares his plans for the city with constituents at the Mayfair Community Center. 


Robber arrested, charged with 7 burglaries

Philadelphia police say they have captured a Chalfont section man who burglarized seven Far Northeast businesses in late November.


Murder suspect linked to NE armed robbery 

The same robbers suspected in the Thanksgiving morning slaying of a Port Richmond man have been linked to a similar hold-up in Mayfair one hour earlier.


Loaded gun, 12 kilograms of heroin seized from Mayfair house

Two Dominicans were using a twin house across Ryan Avenue from Austin Meehan Middle School to store and package wholesale quantities of heroin, according to a grand jury indictment released by the U.S. Attorney’s Office on Dec. 2.


Frankford man impersonates federal agents

A Frankford man and former School District of Philadelphia police officer was indicted on Dec. 1 for twice impersonating federal agents, including one time when he posed as an ATF officer to access the restricted site of the May 12 Amtrak derailment, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.


Check cashing business owner indicted

The co-owner of a Northeast check cashing business is facing nine federal charges for allegedly helping a sports bookmaker to conceal about $670,000 in illegal gambling proceeds.


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.