Tom Beck

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Penn Home is where the heart is

It was about 10 years ago when Teri Ramsay’s family faced the reality of one of the hardest decisions they ever had to make....

If you’re a River Wards Democrat who’s opposed to safe injection sites, you have nobody to root for in the area’s two biggest primary...

When candidates running in Pennsylvania’s 175th house district race were asked whether they supported safe injection sites at a Virtual Meet the Candidates event...

Philly Police aim to squelch illegal dirt bikes and ATV riding

https://twitter.com/PPDJoeBologna/status/1262146952067719170?s=20 The Philadelphia Police Department announced on Tuesday that it conducted a citywide ATV/dirt bike interdiction and education initiative over the weekend. The initiative was...

It looks like Lehigh Avenue will be getting a makeover…eventually

The City Planning Commission has revealed plans to make improvements to Lehigh Avenue from Aramingo Avenue to Kensington Avenue in Kensington. Of the three...

When mass layoffs ensue, creativity sparks for Philadelphia residents

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, South Philly resident Cassie Jones worked as a part-time manager at Painting With a Twist in Center City, a...

The Fishtown/Kensington BID is doing its part to support local heroes

As thousands of people in the River Wards community struggle to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fishtown Kensington Area Business...

Here’s how one Port Richmond deli helped animals during the pandemic

While much of America is finding ways to help people who’ve been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Joanie Thompson, an employee at Hecker’s Deli...

PPAC’s latest photo exhibition moves online

It’s not exactly how they drew it up, but Ten Years, the latest exhibition from the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, is on display -...

River Wards arts institutions among grant recipients

The Philadelphia Cultural Fund, an organization that provides operating support to Philadelphia-based arts and cultural organizations, has announced that a number of River Wards-based...

Fishtown-area businesses grapple with the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic rears its ugly head, government-mandated social distancing practices have ended plans for not only sporting events and concerts, but weddings,...

The safe injection site fight is shaping up to be a battle between residents and health experts

In last Monday’s City Council hearing in front of the Public Health and Human Services Committee, testimonies from roughly 30 individuals in the debate...

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