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Officer: Remove items from view in parked cars

During the South Port Richmond Civic Association meeting on Wednesday, Officer Tina Willis of the 24th Police District provided monthly crime rates for Port...

Connecting with fans on and off the field

KelseyRae Semon knew she wanted to be a cheerleader since she saw her older sister cheer at Frankford Boys Club for their football team....

The Loss of Fishtown Soccer Legend, Pat Cain

Playing soccer for Pat Cain wasn’t for the faint of heart.  “He was a yeller,” said Mike Gallagher, athletic director at J.W. Hallahan Catholic Girls...

Tip Top Playground the latest River Wards rec area to receive potential makeover

Pier Derrickson of Friends of Tip Top Playground presented renderings of what Northern Liberties Tip Top Playground could potentially look like at a recent...

Will the Rose Garden make a comeback? The FNA is trying to make it happen.

The Fishtown Neighbors Association’s beautification committee is seeking to restore the former rose garden at Frankford Avenue and Belgrade Street after the 1,600-square-foot lot...

Fishtown’s Anti-Starbucks cohort earns small win in the battle for Frankford Avenue

Fishtown residents opposing the potential Starbucks at 1405 Frankford Ave. won a small battle against their war on Starbucks Wednesday afternoon when the city’s...

What’s going on with Port Richmond’s parishes? An interview with the Rev. James Olson

Last month, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia revealed that four parishes located in the Port Richmond region - Saint Adalbert Parish, Saint George Parish, Mother...

Going the 13-year distance

Every school day, schoolchildren across the country will fake illness or injury in a typically unsuccessful attempt to get out of the day’s learning...

City celebrates the beginning of pool season in Philadelphia with Mike Schmidt

The city’s parks and recreation department celebrated the summer’s first pool openings in Bridesburg Monday featuring a guest appearance from former Phillies third baseman...

The Moffet Movement builds a library

Sarah Touma, principal at John Moffet School, calls it “The Moffet Movement.” “We consider the moffet movement to be the act of taking our...

At last, Northern Liberties has its Piazza Pod Park

Residents celebrated the grand opening of Piazza Pod Park, located at 1075 Germantown Ave., in Northern Liberties Saturday. The city’s latest mixed-use community destination features...

HHT: The story of a fatal blood disease that impacted a Fishtown family

Haley Morris, who was a successful athlete in both soccer and softball during her time at St. Laurentius School, was about as healthy as...

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