Articles by William Kenny

PennDOT supervisor gives update on Pennypack Circle project

A Pennsylvania Department of Transportation construction engineer delivered condolences and a pep talk last week to a group of Northeast residents whose proximity to the Pennypack Circle reconstruction project has been a source of near constant headaches for months.


Crime log: June 3, 2015

May 4 through 17


Street fight leads to shooting in Mayfair

An altercation outside a Mayfair bar spilled onto Cottman Avenue and led to a shooting on May 27.


The journey begins

Long-disputed methadone clinic opens in Holmesburg.   


After three years, zoning battle comes to a close

Bustleton Civic shoots down neighbor’s request to run business out of his Haldeman Avenue home.   


Man indicted for cell phone store robberies

A federal grand jury has indicted a West Oak Lane man for robbing two cell phone stores at gunpoint in the Northeast and another in South Philly in April.


Gunman sought in Rhawnhurst shooting

Philadelphia police are looking for new leads in the investigation of a shooting in front of a Rhawnhurst restaurant earlier this month.


Housing for low-income seniors could be headed to Liddonfield site

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association is getting a better sense of what the Philadelphia Housing Authority wants to do with the former Liddonfield housing project property, but the neighborhood group isn’t too happy with what it’s seeing.



Leading lady

After 23 years, the Northeast Chamber of Commerce has a new chief.