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A children’s playful learning installation is coming to Bridesburg

Later this year, young children in 16 neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia will have the opportunity to engage with brand new playful learning installations designed to...

The 26th district gives back with bikes

This year, PDAC partnered with Walmart and raised money from various local businesses to acquire 170 new bikes — one for every child who attended the event.Student...

New counseling center for those in recovery subject of latest PROPAC meeting

The business is not licensed to administer medication assisted treatment (MAT), so no drugs such as methadone or suboxone will be given out by...

Fishtown Freeze a new winter neighborhood event for all.

The event will feature more than 25 ice sculptures created by local artist Peter Slavin at various bars and businesses around Fishtown including Garage,...

Local business owners fight for a BID

According to Kimport, the BID would work with the residential community to establish the neighborhood’s desires and needs and help make them happen.In an effort...

Small World: Could tiny homes for the homeless end up in the River Wards region?

Small World: Could tiny homes for the homeless end up in the River Wards region? It’s looking like it.Sena said the houses will be constructed...

Spreading Christmas Cheer to Seniors: Christmas for Seniors

Helping with the project is Saint Matthew School in Mayfair, which organizes a drive every year to fill the stockings.Lare and Schneider: From l...

Spreading Christmas Cheer to Seniors: Nativity Place Elves

“This year, it’s even more people reaching out than last year,” Lynch said. “Children from Cohox Tots come and they wear their elves hats...

Maritime Charter students clean up Port Richmond Veterans Park

“It’s not a city park so we didn’t know who to contact,” said Hentnick. “I still don’t know who is supposed to be responsible...

Our Lady Help of Christians Church added to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places

The church was nominated by Philadelphia-based historian Celeste Morello.In a surprise move, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia did not oppose the nomination of Our Lady Help...

At least a month for Girard Ave. to return to normal after water main break

According to DiGuilio, the water main has been fixed. But the break also disrupted some of PGW’s gas lines and some of SEPTA’s underground...

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