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It was about 10 years ago when Teri Ramsay’s family faced the reality of one of the hardest decisions they ever had to make....

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SOPO meeting The South Port Richmond Civic Association will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. on Zoom. Agenda will include zoning...

City residents and lawmakers unite to take on illegal fireworks

After weeks of suffering from lack of sleep, scared pets and PTSD triggers, a group of Philadelphia residents has banded together to put an...

Portside to begin hosting classes at gallery space at Cherry Street Pier.

Fresh off taking third place in the Interiorscape Class Competition at the 2020 Philadelphia Flower Show, Portside Arts Center in Port Richmond was ready...

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Riverfront North programming Residents are encouraged to share their solo cleanups. Volunteers should post a picture of solo volunteer efforts and tag @riverfrontnorth and #riverfrontnorthtrailblazer. Participants will...

Community input sought

Heitzman Recreation Center, 2136 Castor Ave., in Harrowgate was among the first sites selected to benefit from the City of Philadelphia’s Rebuild program. The program...

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Richmond Library programs Richmond Library, 2987 Almond St., is offering free, socially distanced programming to the public. A storywalk is posted on the fence surrounding the...

Philly L&I: Reporting contractors digging under basements is “one of the most important things” residents can do

As the construction boom in Philadelphia persists into the new decade even despite the coronavirus pandemic, unfortunately so have shoddy construction practices. In South...

Sprucing up Campbell Square

Benches in Port Richmond’s Campbell Square received some much-needed TLC on Sunday afternoon. More than 40 volunteers came out and, over two hours, scraped, sanded...

Moving forward

The community surrounding Samuel Recreation Center received on Wednesday night a long-awaited update about the future of the field. An hour-long meeting took place via...

Making strides

While participants may not have been running side by side on the streets of Bridesburg for this year’s Youth Bri Tri, the event went...

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Boulevard speeders being ticketed The Philadelphia Park Authority has begun issuing speeding tickets along Roosevelt Boulevard. Speed cameras have been installed at the following eight intersections:...

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Penn Home is where the heart is

It was about 10 years ago when Teri Ramsay’s family faced the reality of one of the hardest decisions they ever had to make....

Philly cop turns MMA opponents black and blue

In one job, he keeps the peace. In the other one, he brings the pain. Chris Daukaus has spent the last 10 years working as a...

Around the Neighborhood

SOPO meeting The South Port Richmond Civic Association will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. on Zoom. Agenda will include zoning...

Furever fated

When the Rev. Joseph Zingaro, 67, passed away in May, St. John Cantius parish in Bridesburg lost a pastor and a pillar of their...

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