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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...

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...

The Loss of Fishtown Soccer Legend, Pat Cain

Playing soccer for Pat Cain wasn’t for the faint of heart.  “He was a yeller,” said Mike Gallagher, athletic director at J.W. Hallahan Catholic Girls...

City unveils new report detailing the status of the Philadelphia Resilience Project

The City of Philadelphia released its most recent update on the Philadelphia Resilience Project last Wednesday, and it highlighted achievements made in areas such...

What’s going on with Port Richmond’s parishes? An interview with the Rev. James Olson

Last month, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia revealed that four parishes located in the Port Richmond region - Saint Adalbert Parish, Saint George Parish, Mother...

Going the 13-year distance

Every school day, schoolchildren across the country will fake illness or injury in a typically unsuccessful attempt to get out of the day’s learning...

The Moffet Movement builds a library

Sarah Touma, principal at John Moffet School, calls it “The Moffet Movement.” “We consider the moffet movement to be the act of taking our...

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