FNA holds first general membership meeting of year

The Fishtown Neighbors Association hosted its first general membership meeting of 2022 on Wednesday, Jan. 19, over Zoom. The meeting, hosted by FNA president Jon...


Serving your pedal power needs

Out of a former yarn dyeing factory on D Street in Kensington, one company is helping everyone pedal their goods throughout the city. Haley Tricycles,...

Green streak

If you thought Richmond Branch Library would stop its eco-friendly programming with an indoor honey bee observatory, an abundance of house plants placed among...

Finding new ways to practice religion

A new community at Grace Episcopal Church and the Incarnation in Port Richmond is looking to reimagine how young people can engage in Christianity. Called...

Helping kids think clearly and write with clarity

Ensuring students have all of the support that they need is at the heart of the Mighty Writers’ mission. Founded by Tim Whitaker in 2009,...


Hart puts last year in the past

The great Montreal Canadiens goaltender Jacques Plante once asked: “How would you like it, if at your job, every time you made the slightest...


Proposed legislative map an affront to citizens

We have a unique perspective on the battle over legislative redistricting. Our more than 100 years of collective service to our communities and the...

Rep. Hohenstein: Puppies, and kittens, and lizards, oh my!

My family loves our pit bull, Gertie. Drama, our German shepherd/cattle dog mix, found Gertie as a four-month-old puppy on March 17, 2016 under...

Rushdy: Why inclusionary zoning won’t solve Philadelphia’s affordable housing crisis

More than 230,000 Philadelphia families choose between paying for food, housing or healthcare. In too many neighborhoods, residents question how and when they will...

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