Articles by William Kenny

Supermarket employees robbed in parking lot

Two armed robbers held up a couple of Mayfair Shop n Bag employees as the workers were on the way to make a cash deposit at a neighboring bank on Sunday morning, police say.


Local residents voice complaints at Comcast public forum

Regular Philadelphia residents aren’t privy to negotiations between the Nutter administration and Comcast over the terms of the hometown media conglomerate’s next 15-year license to sell cable TV services in the city.


Once upon a time…

Ann Hornbach is changing the way people think about libraries. She was recently rewarded for her work at the city’s Torresdale branch.  


Suspect sought in Wawa robbery

Police are trying to identify a man with a limp who robbed a convenience store in Burholme on April 25.


New Wissinoming Civic group holds first zoning vote

The new Wissinoming Civic Association broke new ground on April 28, as it conducted its first-ever vote on a zoning application. And it didn’t transpire without some controversy.


Shrubbery suspect surrenders after video goes viral

Castor Gardens resident Joseph Medycki wasn’t necessarily on a quest to find the Holy Grail. According to Philadelphia police, he was merely looking for a shrubbery.


Mayfair Tire Slasher back in court

David Toledo recently admitted in court that he tried to damage another parked car in the Northeast.   


Man will stand trial for attempted stabbing outside NE Pathmark

A man who allegedly brought a knife to a gunfight outside a Northeast supermarket and ended up with a hole in the groin has been ordered to stand trial for aggravated assault.


Citywide cleanup produces record-breaking numbers

A record number of volunteers participated in the citywide Philly Spring Cleanup on Saturday, April 11. There were 14,460 people involved in 723 projects across the city, surpassing last year’s totals of 14,225 and 565.


Security video released in 7-eleven robbery

A man who walked into a Tacony convenience store demanding money may not have mentioned anything about a weapon, but his dark mask made his intentions clear.