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City implementing more Covid restrictions.

The city on Monday afternoon announced “safer at home” COVID-19 restrictions. In light of the continued rise in cases in Philadelphia, officials announced changes to...

Riverfront North Partnership gives Henon award of excellence

Riverfront North partnership presented Councilman Bobby Henon with the Robert A. Borski Jr. Award of Excellence, given to individuals who are key in advancing...

Around Town: Seniors

St. Mary launches Family Caregiver Center St. Mary Medical Center, in partnership with Catholic Housing and Community Services, has established the Family Caregiver Center to...

Local Photographer Creates Complimentary Headshots for Unemployed Workers

  Local photographer Matthew Hamilton, of MHamiltonVisuals, is participating with Headshot Booker and Brookfield Properties in the largest, single-day photo initiative that will provide 10,000...

New Briefs

Goodwill store reopens After a nearly three-month closure due to COVID-19, Goodwill’s Philadelphia-based stores have reopened. Goodwill’s Philadelphia stores will be open Monday through Saturday, 9...

A life well lived

Emma Rotchford, 101, passed away at home with all her family present on Sunday morning, May 10. The lifelong Port Richmond resident was born and...

Catholic League wrestling parents, alums donate $3,000 to Sgt. O’Connor family fund

Catholic League wrestling parents and alumni donated $3,000 to a fund to benefit the family of Jimmy O’Connor, the police sergeant from Millbrook murdered...

Around the River Wards

Send an e-card to nursing home residents The community is invited to send an e-card to residents of Roosevelt Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, 7800 Bustleton...

Procession held in memory of O’Connor

By Logan Krum Even while the city and world focused on the coronavirus pandemic, Philadelphia police and residents took time to honor the fallen Sgt....

Wolf administration receives USDA approval for COVID-19 disaster food distribution

One day after a letter from Gov. Tom Wolf was sent to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding received approval...

DA: Fugitive Elliott fired shots that killed Cpl. O’Connor

District Attorney Larry Krasner last Tuesday announced that evidence shows Hassan Elliott fired the bullets that killed police Cpl. James O’Connor on March 13. O’Connor,...

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