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Norris Square Neighborhood Project wins $20,000 award for its efforts in sustainable agriculture

Since 1973, the Norris Square Neighborhood Project has provided a safe space for local residents and their children to develop sustainable-agriculture skills in the...

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With less than a week left until an election that will decide the next leader of the country, voters will also head to the...

Kensington Avenue is getting a police substation, which the PPD hopes can benefit surrounding neighborhoods as well

The Philadelphia Police Department’s 24th district, which includes Kensington, Port Richmond, Harrowgate and Juniata, currently leads the city with 46 homicides so far this...

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REUNIONS Thomas Junior High reunion set for October 2021 An all-class reunion for the former George C. Thomas Junior High School will take place on Oct....

Historians, community advocates fret over the future of former Penn Home building in Fishtown

When the Star asked historian Oscar Beisert if he thought the now former Penn Home building - Fishtown’s oldest structure dating more than 250...

To an ordinary person, it would have been the ultimate act of bravery. But Sean Dugan isn’t your ordinary person, and he was just doing...

Fishtown neighbors come together to show support for family who lost son to suicide

Standing in front of a small crowd of his fellow Fishtown residents at the corner of Albert and Tulip streets Wednesday evening, Tony Cassetta...

Pulling for Petey

Petey didn’t have much going for him when his owner, St. John Cantius pastor the Rev. Joseph J. Zingaro, passed away in May from...

Hohenstein, Isaacson cosponsor bill to give driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants

There used to be a time when an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number was all Pennsylvania residents needed to obtain a state driver’s license. But...

Hohenstein, PPD work to fight illegal drag racing near Bridesburg

Yvonne Stephens can’t get any sleep. She’s not the only one. “The music is so loud you can hear it in Bridesburg,” Stephens, who resides...

Bird’s-eye view

If you’re looking to do Eagle chants and hear hosts scream that the offensive line sucks or Doug Pederson is a bum, this might...

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....

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