Articles by William Kenny

Gunfire kills two men in Frankford

Gunfire and the illicit drug business claimed the lives of two 30-year-old men inside a house within about a block of SEPTA’s Frankford Transportation Center last Wednesday afternoon, Philadelphia police said.


Bustleton zoning variance proposal on hold

The proposal was different than what the applicants said that they wanted to do with the property on Old Bustleton Avenue.


Argument leads to double stabbing in Tacony

An argument among women led to the stabbing of two men in front of a Tacony home last Friday night, authorities say.


Woman charged with stealing from church

Police have arrested the Bristol, Bucks County, woman who allegedly broke into St. Martha’s Church and stole the proceeds from a book fair last month.


Two teens charged in shooting outside Ryan HS

Two South Jersey teenagers and an unidentified accomplice beat up and shot a 17-year-old Northeast boy on the grounds of Archbishop Ryan High School on Saturday night, Philadelphia police say.


Teen dead after being stabbed, hit by car

Authorities are still trying to figure out why a Frankford teenager was stabbed and how he subsequently got run over by a car last Thursday evening.


State Road entrance, security fence at Glen Foerd discussed at East Torresdale meeting

Members of the East Torresdale Civic Association wanted details about the Glen Foerd estate’s rumored plans for building a new State Road entrance. During the monthly ETCA meeting on March 14, neighborhood residents learned about that and many more new initiatives at Glen Foerd.


Second arrest made in triple murder

District Attorney Seth Williams announced the filing of murder charges last Thursday against a Graterford prison inmate for the 2014 slaying of three men inside a Lawndale home.


Redevelopment of former Liddonfield site delayed

The plan hasn’t changed, but the timeline is going to take a bit longer than expected: that was the message that City Councilman Bobby Henon delivered to members of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association during the group’s monthly meeting last Thursday.


Holmesburg shooting leaves man injured

A shooting in a Holmesburg driveway on March 16 left a motorist with a head wound and police searching for evidence linking a suspect to the gunfire.