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Updated list and schedule of meal sites open for youth

In light of citywide schools closures until March 27, the city, School District of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Housing Authority and several charter schools have created...

The safe injection site fight is shaping up to be a...

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...

City announces restrictions on business activity, halt to some government operations

Philadelphians looking for the latest local information on the coronavirus can visit phila.gov/COVID-19. Residents with questions can call a 24-hour helpline at 800-722-7112. The helpline...

Police officer killed serving arrest warrant in Frankford

By Jack Tomczuk and Melissa Komar By Jack Tomczuk and Melissa Komar Funeral services are set for Thursday and Friday for a Philadelphia police officer killed...

Galvo development team, ORCA have yet to settle on CBA

At Wednesday night’s community zoning meeting at Cione Recreation Center, representatives from the Olde Richmond Civic Association told members of the community that the...

Philly won’t be getting a safe injection site anytime soon. Supporters...

Despite Safehouse’s efforts to implement the country’s first safe injection site in Philadelphia, many members of the city’s pro-safe injection site community have told...

Interiorscape made by Portside Arts Center featured at Philadelphia Flower Show

The last thing Portside Arts Center’s founding director, Kim Creighton, expected was a call from the Philadelphia Flower Show. “They just called us out of...

A whirlwind week for supporters, opponents of safe injection sites

For a brief, roughly 24-hour period last week, Philadelphia was set to become the first city in the United States to open a safe...

Hearts on their sleeves

Joann Fithian, 61, has a long road to recovery, but she’s already talking about returning to her corner at Cedar and Allegheny in Port...

Rendell: Safehouse will have a safe injection site in Kensington “if...

A day after Eastern District of Pennsylvania Judge Gerald A. McHugh’s ruling that Safehouse’s “proposed operation is to reduce drug use, not facilitate it,”...
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