Articles by William Kenny

Fatal accident in Crescentville

A Northeast Philadelphia woman died in a two-vehicle crash at a Crescentville intersection last Thursday morning.


Navigating the World Cup

Perhaps the late Frank Zappa best described the relationship between international football and beer: “You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer.”


Daniel Sweeney Day fundraiser is June 22

The memory of fallen firefighter and former Fox Chase resident Daniel Sweeney will be honored in the third annual Daniel Sweeney Day, featuring a day-long softball tournament, at Fox Chase Recreation Center on June 22. Proceeds will benefit the Daniel Sweeney Scholarship Fund.


A proud salute

Archbishop Ryan’s Joe Hansbury is bound for Army.

Joe Hansbury already had a college scholarship locked up, but he wanted something more.


Crime log: June 4, 2014

May 5 through 18


Cahn to deliver keynote address at conference

LuAnn Cahn, award-winning television journalist, author and breast cancer survivor, will deliver the keynote speech at the 66th annual Philadelphia Writers’ Conference. The event will be held from June 6 to 8 at the Wyndham Hotel, Fourth and Arch streets.


Man steals Wawa charity donations

A Wawa patron helped himself to a charity box on May 13, now detectives are trying to find the thief and about $100 in stolen donations that were meant to benefit children.


Bank robbery suspect sought

Philadelphia police and the FBI are trying to identify the man who robbed a Northeast bank last Thursday afternoon.


Tires slashed in Holmesburg

A new tire slasher is on the loose in the Northeast, according to Philadelphia police.


Police: NE man shows gun in CCP class

A Torresdale man caused the lockdown of Community College of Philadelphia and two nearby high schools after he allegedly brandished a handgun inside a CCP classroom during an argument with another student, police claim.