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City creates fund that gives Kensington residents more power over their neighborhood.

The office of Mayor Jim Kenney announced last week the creation of the Kensington Community Resilience Fund, an effort the city is calling “a...

FNA creates scholarship to benefit one lucky Penn Treaty student

Thanks to the Fishtown Neighbors Association and Friends of Penn Treaty School, one lucky high school senior at Penn Treaty School will be the...

A new water treatment facility is headed Port Richmond’s way

The Philadelphia Water Department announced last week that Port Richmond will be home to a new $100 million preliminary treatment building next door to...

Pizza fit for a park

What pairs well with a pizza from Old English in Bridesburg? A park. Or, at least that’s the sentiment behind the limited-edition boxes customers will receive...

Kensington’s Salem Snow to challenge Boyle for U.S. House seat

Kensington resident Salem Snow, who bills himself as “a grassroots left-wing alternative to establishment politicians,” has announced a run for Congress. Snow will challenge...

Unpacking riverfront fun

With COVID-19 restrictions stopping residents from enjoying the usual day-to-day activities, businesses and organizations came up with creative solutions the last few months, and...

A children’s playful learning installation is coming to Bridesburg

Later this year, young children in 16 neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia will have the opportunity to engage with brand new playful learning installations designed to...

Breaking the zoning code: how a “gargantuan” 7-story apartment building neighbors deplore could be built in Olde Richmond

When Olde Richmond neighbors first saw renderings of Greenpointe Contruction’s development plans for the former hosiery mill at 2400 E. Huntingdon St., their reaction,...

Honoring the life of Jodi Brabazon

City Councilman Bobby Henon was on hand at St. John Cantius Church Saturday morning to pay tribute to the late Nancy “Jodi” Brabazon, a...

From Marge to Mrs. Claus

  More children and adults alike in Fishtown may know neighborhood native Margaret “Marge” Wible simply as Mrs. Claus. The 400 block of Miller Street resident...

A very, merry countdown

While there’s no shortage of advent countdown calendars in stores,Stacy Schwab decided she wanted to go big and bring something hands-on for kids in...

More money for Bridesburg park

  State Rep. Joe Hohenstein on Dec. 1 announced a $340,000 state grant had been awarded to Riverfront North Partnership, previously the Delaware River City...

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