Articles by William Kenny

Zoning a hot topic at Mayfair Civic meeting

The civic group opposed two zoning applications, approved a third conditionally and postponed action on a fourth.   


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.


High court restores Lynn conviction

Supreme Court concludes that Monsignor William Lynn endangered the welfare of an abused child.  


Statewide traffic deaths reach all-time low

Traffic deaths in Pennsylvania reached an all-time low in 2014 with 1,195 fatalities reported on the state’s highways, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.


Crime log: April 22, 2015

March 23 through April 5


Deer management program helps control overpopulation

Sharpshooters hired by the Philadelphia Department of Parks and Recreation killed 165 deer in city parks including 68 in Pennypack Park during the recently completed annual deer management program.


Many homeowners to receive reassessment notices

About 131,000 Philadelphia homeowners will be receiving reassessment notices from the city’s Office of Property Assessment for Tax Year 2016.


7th PDAC honors officers of the month

Thomas Farrell and Randy Vogt were recognized as Officers of the Month for March in the 7th Police District during the monthly meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council on April 16 at the JCC Klein Branch.


Philly men arrested in child predator sweep

The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office arrested 15 men, including five from Philadelphia, last week in what it called a “child predator sweep,” but has not confirmed if a raid of a rowhome in Upper Holmesburg was part of the effort.


Man swipes cigarettes from Wawa

A man used diversion instead of force to steal a couple of cartons of cigarettes from a Bustleton convenience store on March 29, but he wasn’t able to deceive a surveillance camera.