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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...

From corporate to kitchen

Switching careers paths and opening a business can be daunting, let alone during a pandemic, but for Carley Schwab, the timing was perfect. “It was...

Cheer mail

Jessica Alvarez Kolakowski has lived in Bridesburg her entire life and loves everything about the neighborhood. “I’ve lived in Bridesburg my entire life and I...

Making a connection between Olde and Port Richmond with ORCA’s new murals

    For most of its existence, the Thompson and Tulip Street tunnels that connect Olde Richmond to Port Richmond have been an eyesore for the...

In its eighth year, this Thanksgiving brunch event looks different but still serves those in need

Brent Cronin’s Thanksgiving brunch first became a holiday tradition eight years ago. The feast, typically held at St. Michael’s Church in Kensington, has become...

Former Philadelphia Coke Site set to be rezoned for warehousing operation

The office of City Councilperson Bobby Henon has announced plans to rezone the site of the former Philadelphia Coke Company plant via ordinance to...

Flipping forward

When Lemiya Shaat, 18, learned that her mentor, Tony Simeti, would be closing the doors to his gymnastics studio for good, she saw a...
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