Articles by William Kenny

New 8th district captain visits Parkwood Civic meeting

Parkwood Civic Association members met Capt. Adam Friedman, the new commander of the 8th Police District, during their monthly session last week, and they also heard good news about the almost-complete hiking and biking trail that runs along the Poquessing Creek from behind Junod Playground on Dunks Ferry Road to just outside Benjamin Rush State Park.


Former Northeast Community Center for sale again

The saga of the former Northeast Community Center took another twist recently when a for sale sign appeared in front of the 3/4-acre property at 2840 Holme Ave.


Crime log: November 19, 2014

Oct. 20 through Nov. 2


Plans for Philadelphia2035 projects progress in Fox Chase

The city’s long-term planning initiative known as Philadelphia2035 contains countless localized development projects sought by neighbors in their communities. In Fox Chase, residents may realize two of those wish-list items long before 2035.


Officer arrested after quarrel with woman

An argument between an off-duty Philadelphia police officer and the mother of his children in Upper Holmesburg on Sunday resulted in his arrest and suspension from the police force.


Crash outside of Northeast High kills woman

A woman was killed and a man injured critically in a multicar crash outside of Northeast High School on Nov. 12.


O’Neill visits Somerton meeting, discusses Council bills to amend zoning code

City Councilman Brian O’Neill used the monthly meeting of the Somerton Civic Association to detail three Council bills that he recently introduced to amend the city’s zoning code.


Police seek flashers in unrelated incidents

An 11-year-old boy and a 24-year-old woman have reported incidents of indecent exposure in the Northeast last week.    


Man interrupts burglary, beaten by intruder

A Rhawnhurst man was hospitalized on Nov. 10 after he returned home to find his back door broken and a burglar in his bedroom. During a subsequent scuffle, the intruder beat the victim with a crowbar.


Car falls off jack, kills Rhawnhurst man

A Rhawnhurst man was killed on Sunday when his car fell off a jack and crushed him.