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River Wards events for the week of Oct. 24

Designer bag Bingo Franklin Towne Parent Association will host designer bag bingo on Friday, Oct. 25, at Cannstatter’s, 9130 Academy Road. Doors open at 6...

Fishtown residents disapprove of potential 10-story Delaware Ave. property

Residents at last Tuesday night’s Fishtown Neighbors Association zoning meeting voted 28-3 against a new 10-story apartment complex at 1130 N. Delaware Ave., next...

City unveils new mural to celebrate Resilience Project

In honor of the one-year anniversary of the Philadelphia Resilience Project, the city’s Mural Arts Program painted a new mural under the bridge that...

A found farewell

ebbie Welte can still recall Miss Edie handing over the keys to Cohox Rec Center to her nearly 30 years ago. “I worked with the...

City proclaims Oct. 19 ‘Philly Grocery Co-op Day’

On Friday morning, Mayor Jim Kenney hosted a celebration for the inaugural Philly Grocery Co-op Day at City Hall, which will be Oct. 19...

City officials hold community meeting regarding status of three River Wards...

City officials announced that there is not yet a timetable for when residents can expect the three partially closed recreation centers in the River...

River Wards events for the week of Oct. 9

Spaghetti dinner and bingo at St. Michael's St. Michael's Church, Trenton Avenue and Cumberland Street, will host a spaghetti dinner on Saturday, Oct. 12, from...

Federal judge sets legal precedent in favor of safe injection sites

In a big win for the pro-safe injection sites community in Philadelphia, a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District...

A historic Fishtown home is saved from demolition

A demolition permit for 1514 E. Montgomery Ave. was revoked on Thursday after initially being issued by the city Department of Licenses and Inspections...

New report shows just how bad residents’ health is in parts...

The city Department of Public Health and Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University recently released the first report to detail health measures...
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