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Leaving a mark

  While hundreds of thousands of Americans have lost their lives over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the images of some will live on. Figurative...

Something to smile about

For the better part of the last two decades, one organization has been putting healthy smiles on the faces of those who need them...

NoLibs’ 2nd Street corridor is slated for a redesign

As the Northern Liberties Business Improvement District enters its third full year of operation, it expects its population to nearly double in two short...

Meet Pat Clare, the Cione lifeguard who saved a life

“Walk!” Pat Clare yells to a Fishtown youngster running along the edge of the Cione Rec Center pool before taking time out of her...

Water Ice with a Cop

  Residents in Port Richmond had a sweet treat with some special people last Thursday. Powers Park Conservancy once again hosted Water Ice with a Cop...

Fishtown is inching closer toward metered parking along its major corridors

As a lifelong resident of Fishtown, Rose Ellis has seen the parking situation in her neighborhood go from good to bad. “Here’s an example,” said...

A farmers’ market grows in Fishtown

It’s been nearly two years since Fishtown Neighbors Association inked a deal with New Kensington Community Development Corporation to secure a 1,600-square-foot parcel at...

Kensington Soccer Club receives $35,000 grant from DA’s office

“I’m really ecstatic,” Jim Hardy said when asked about the $35,000 grant the Kensington Soccer Club received last week from the Philadelphia District Attorney’s...

Kensington native and Webster School teacher wins Lindback Award

“There’s so much,” said Lisa Forrest-Schultz when asked what makes Nancy Fackelman such a great teacher. “I don’t think there’s enough ink or space...

Leaving a mark

Members of the Fishtown community celebrated Earth Day by focusing on an integral part of the neighborhood’s waterway system: storm-water drains. Volunteers from Fishtown Neighbors...

A colorful scene

Fishtown residents can now connect with their neighborhood in a new, colorful way. Fishtown Neighbors Association released the inaugural edition of the “Around Fishtown” coloring...

A site grows in Philly

As Philly readies for spring to sweep the city, it’ll have a new resource to engage in nature at all levels. Sandi Vincenti and Bernard...

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