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Novel gives nod to Navy Yard skilled workers

Jim Brennan grew up on Brighton Street in Mayfair, attending St. Matthew and Father Judge (class of 1972), then started a career at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard just a...

Author’s new book looks to hit home

If there were a book written about Alyssa Reynoso-Morris, it might be titled, From English Language Learner to Award-Winning Published Author. Reynoso-Morris, 34, a Castor Gardens resident, has long wanted...

More outreach, investment planned for Kensington

City Councilwoman Quetcy Lozada (D-7th dist.) said she welcomes Council’s and the Parker administration’s attention to the opioid crisis in Kensington, which included action...

Special focus on Kensington

City Council President Kenyatta Johnson last week announced the appointees to the Special Committee on Kensington. The members are Councilwoman Quetcy Lozada, the chairwoman; Councilman...

The Quality of Life czar

Longtime city employee Bridget Collins-Greenwald is enjoying her new role – Licenses and Inspections Commissioner for Quality of Life. “I love to be able to...

Walking in memory of Sgt. Fitzgerald

Franklin Towne Charter High School last week hosted the Sgt. Christopher Fitzgerald Memorial Mile Walk in memory of the slain Temple University police officer. The...

Philly has a new school board

Mayor Cherelle Parker last week nominated nine individuals to serve on the Philadelphia Board of Education. The nominations have been transmitted to City Council...

Election day and voting deadlines are almost here

Voters will be going to the polls in less than three weeks, and the city election commissioners last Wednesday released sample ballots. The primary is...
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