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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 Roman Catholic Church in Kensington,...

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...

Neighbors speak out against the 26th Police District’s actions Monday night, say they feel “unsafe”

In the wake of the 26th Police District’s handling of the act of vigilantism shown by a group of mostly white men in Fishtown...

What’s buzzing around Richmond Library?

The manager of the Richmond Library has a beekeeper suit, but she doesn’t like to wear it. “It's really uncomfortable,” Amy Thatcher explained, “and the...

A peaceful march to drive out fear in Fishtown

Pastor John Brice was “very intentional” when he made a left turn onto Girard Avenue on Tuesday evening. “We knew exactly where we were,” he...

If you’re a River Wards Democrat who’s opposed to safe injection sites, you have nobody to root for in the area’s two biggest primary...

When candidates running in Pennsylvania’s 175th house district race were asked whether they supported safe injection sites at a Virtual Meet the Candidates event...

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There has been no shortage of creative ideas springing up throughout the city to cope with the stay-at-home order. Peruse social media for a few...

Virtual medium

Many local businesses and organizations have had to find creative ways to serve clients, while adhering to social distancing and closure mandates associated with...

Safe sweep

For more than a decade, the City of Philadelphia has organized the annual Philly Spring Cleanup in early April. Neighborhoods and corresponding civic groups and...

When mass layoffs ensue, creativity sparks for Philadelphia residents

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, South Philly resident Cassie Jones worked as a part-time manager at Painting With a Twist in Center City, a...

Heart of gold

If anything has been learned about River Wards residents and businesses during the COVID-19 crisis, it’s that while PPE may be in short supply,...

Feed the need

Last Thursday, more than 200 hams were handed out to residents in front of Grace Episcopal Church and the Incarnation in Port Richmond. The hams...

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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 Roman Catholic Church in Kensington,...

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...

City implementing more Covid restrictions.

The city on Monday afternoon announced “safer at home” COVID-19 restrictions. In light of the continued rise in cases in Philadelphia, officials announced changes 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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