Articles by William Kenny

Holmesburg Civic hears complaints about local business

A new business has taken over the property at Torresdale Avenue and Tolbut Street, and neighbors say some zoning requirements have been forgotten.   


Officers of the Month honored by 7th PDAC

John Conway and Barbara Tiano were named Officers of the Month in the 7th Police District during the Nov. 20 meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council.


Man held for trial in NE double murder

James Mears says he targeted Dollie “Grandma” Evans because she sold crack in the Holmesburg home they shared.  


Antique art

The Paper Cut Artistry of Margarethe von Glehn Luther is now on display at Glen Foerd.   


Bullock makes more history in Ryan victory

Staring at fourth-and-5 while nursing a one-score lead with 12 seconds left on the clock, the Archbishop Ryan coaching staff might have faced a gut-wrenching decision. But for one more play at least, the Raiders still had Samir Bullock.


Spirit of the holidays

The students and staff of the Bucks County Dance Center of Bensalem were gearing up to spread Christmas joy to their community when evil struck them with a devastating blow on Oct. 13. But in true holiday spirit, a group of local musicians and performers have dedicated their talents to helping the dance school recover from an intentionally set fire at their studio.


Accused teacher waives preliminary hearing

A former schoolteacher from the Northeast who is accused of molesting a boy in a Bucks County middle school waived her preliminary hearing on sexual assault charges last week.


Wissinoming Civic discusses holiday plans at meeting

The new Wissinoming Civic Association had a lot of planning to do during its monthly meeting on Nov. 18.


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.


Mayfair Civic supports zoning for commercial kitchen

A residential garage at Bustleton Avenue and McKinley Street could soon be converted into a commercial kitchen after the Mayfair Civic Association on Nov. 17 voted not to oppose the owner’s zoning appeal.