Articles by William Kenny

Two slain in separate Frankford shootings

Two shootings separated by less than six hours claimed two men’s lives at opposite ends of Frankford last week.

Two dead after car crashes into bus on Blvd.

Two motorists died in a fiery crash with an off-duty church bus on Roosevelt Boulevard on Sunday night, according to police.

Rhawnhurst mugger targets 87-year-old woman

A twenty-something robber may have been looking for an easy target when he mugged an 87-year-old woman in Rhawnhurst earlier this month. But the crime may come back to haunt him anyway.

Redevelopment of former Liddonfield Homes moves forward

Philadelphia Housing Authority and NewCourtland have reached a verbal agreement and will formally sign the deal this week. 

Pizza man wounds would-be robber in legs

Guys who rob Northeast Philly pizza men slumped to 0-for-2 this month when a delivery driver shot a would-be hold-up man in both legs on Dec. 17, according to police.

Maggie’s Waterfront owner presents expansion plans

The owner of Northeast Philadelphia’s only waterfront nightclub and catering facility wants to build a two-story, 14,000-square-foot addition to the business. And he’s going to seek neighbors’ support for the project.

Building a legacy

In his new book, local historian and archivist Jack McCarthy explores Philadelphia’s manufacturing as a leading catalyst in the growth of our nation.

7th Police District honors Officer of the Month

Police Officer Stephen Gantz was honored as Officer of the Month for the 7th district during a recent meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council.

2nd PDAC honors local police officers

Three police officers from the 2nd district received Officer of the Month awards during the Dec. 13 meeting of the 2nd Police District Advisory Council. The awardees were Padraic Feeney for September, Danielle Walsh for October and Ryan McGinnis for November.

A swinging success

The American Legion Recreation Center playground has undergone major renovations and is already receiving rave reviews.