Articles by William Kenny

The self help guru

“Fiction doesn’t preach, it entertains and you can deliver powerful messages in fiction.” — Dr. Joseph F. Ruggiero  


Police release video of pizza shop robbery

Philadelphia police have released surveillance video of an armed robbery at a Northwood pizza parlor.


Mayfair Civic Association announces holiday festivities

Summer is over, but the party is just beginning in Mayfair. Actually, the neighborhood has a full lineup of festivities planned to celebrate the many end-of-year holidays.


Crook robs cell phone store in Crescentville

An armed robber stole cash and two cell phones from a Metro PCS store in Crescentville on Sept. 13.


Teacher, NE resident accused of sex with student

A married and visibly pregnant schoolteacher from Northeast Philadelphia is facing child sex charges after a former student told police she molested him repeatedly two years ago when the boy was 14.


Suspects sought in grocery store heist

A couple of creative burglars busted open a back door and cut through a wall to break into a Summerdale grocery store on Sept. 13, but they apparently didn’t account for the surveillance cameras inside, according to police.


Suspects sought in burglary attempt

Police have released surveillance video of a man and woman who allegedly tried to break into a house in Castor Gardens on Sept. 5.


Teen found unconscious along Boulevard

A 15-year-old girl who had been reported missing was found lying unconscious in her school uniform alongside Roosevelt Boulevard in the Northeast’s Sandyford Park section on Monday evening.


Library dedicated to Officer Danny Boyle

The legacy of a slain Philadelphia police officer grew on Sept. 9 as the St. Veronica Elementary School blessed and dedicated its new Officer Daniel Boyle Library Media Center in a gathering of school children, staff and families, along with the Boyle family and friends.


Father allegedly shoots, kills daughter’s boyfriend

Was it truly a case of mistaken identity or was something more sinister behind a Northeast father’s fatal shooting of a man inside his adult daughter’s bedroom, a man who turned out to be the young woman’s boyfriend?