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Philadelphia-South Jersey boom nuisance town hall meeting A Philadelphia-South Jersey boom nuisance parties town hall meeting will be held via Zoom on Thursday, April 15,...

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,...

Updated list and schedule of meal sites open for youth

In light of citywide schools closures until March 27, the city, School District of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Housing Authority and several charter schools have created...

City announces restrictions on business activity, halt to some government operations

Philadelphians looking for the latest local information on the coronavirus can visit phila.gov/COVID-19. Residents with questions can call a 24-hour helpline at 800-722-7112. The helpline...

Police officer killed serving arrest warrant in Frankford

By Jack Tomczuk and Melissa Komar By Jack Tomczuk and Melissa Komar Funeral services are set for Thursday and Friday for a Philadelphia police officer killed...

Buzzin’ with Patti Star

  I guess the whole city owes South Philly a thank you -- Because, when the Safe Injection Site was going to open in your...

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