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

Penn Home added to city’s register of historic places

The Philadelphia Historical Commission added Penn Home to its register of historic places in the city Friday morning, virtually preventing the recently closed retirement...

A conversation with Lutheran Settlement House’s new executive director, David Chiles

  If you’re going to run an organization as illustrious and long-lasting as Lutheran Settlement House, change is inevitable. Just last month, the River Wards-based...

Port Richmond’s Susan Ongirski wins 2019 Bayada Regatta

Susan Ongirski is 59 years old. Ever since she was 25 she’s been disabled, but that hasn’t slowed her down. In fact, Ongirski, born...

PAL’s golf program celebrates its 29th year at Juniata Golf Club

For many kids in the River Wards, the Police Athletic League Junior Golf Program is the highlight of their summer.  “For the past almost 30...

Bridesburg’s Bieber: A conversation with 14-year-old Dylan Hartman

It’s the year 2019, and the music industry ain’t what it used to be. CDs are long gone, vinyl has a niche fanbase, but...

Meet Jackie Sweeney, the most recent recipient of the DAISY award

When you ask Jackie Sweeney her favorite part about being a nurse, she doesn’t hesitate to answer. “Helping people,” she’ll tell you, just like she...

Down the Drain

When Jeff Zeigler moved into his new space in Port Richmond at the beginning of March, the last thing he expected he’d have to...

Fishtown dance party proceeds help ACCT Philly

Philly-based Riot Nerd Productions held a dance party at Johnny Brenda’s Friday night in an effort to raise money for the Animal Care &...

Passion Project: A Boy Scout – and soon to be Eagle Scout – makes a difference

According to the Boy Scouts of America, the Eagle Scout Service Project is just one of the requirements necessary to earn the rank of...

Loaded Gunn: An interview with Philly-born artist Steve Gunn

After years’ worth of records filled with observational songwriting in the third person, the time has come for the real Steve Gunn to appear...

5 things Eagles fans should be watching this training camp

With only one practice open to the public, it will be tough this summer for Eagles Nation to monitor how key players are doing...

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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...

Penn Home added to city’s register of historic places

The Philadelphia Historical Commission added Penn Home to its register of historic places in the city Friday morning, virtually preventing the recently closed retirement...

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