Articles by William Kenny

Property reassessments now an annual affair

Philadelphia’s chief real estate assessor says that large-scale annual reassessments will become the norm in years to come now that the Actual Value Initiative for property taxes is fully implemented.


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.


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.


Residents can voice opinions about Comcast at public forums

The city of Philadelphia is in the midst of negotiations to renew its franchise agreement with cable service provider Comcast and is hosting a series of public forums to obtain community input for the process. Residents are invited to testify about their cable-related needs and interests.


Full of flavor

MaST Community Charter students and the FOP team up for a culinary competition.   


Student art on display

Thanks to a fine arts grant from Alpha Delta Kappa, an international honorary organization for women educators, Glen Foerd on the Delaware was able to partner with The Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush High School on a visual arts program for Rush students.


Man dies in single-car crash on Boulevard

A single-car crash claimed the life of a man on Roosevelt Boulevard early on April 22.


Caring for the community

About 200 Comcast NBCUniversal employees and their families gave the Frankford Boys and Girls Club a major facelift on Saturday as they made physical improvements inside and outside the club as part of Comcast Cares Day, a corporate event coinciding with the annual National Volunteer Month.


NE teens arrested for murder of delivery driver

Two boys from a Northeast Philadelphia public housing project have been charged as adults in connection with the slaying of a Chinese food deliveryman last Thursday night near their home.


Mayfair Tire Slasher back in court

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