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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...

5-Star Service

Organized by Port Richmond on Patrol and Civic and supported by Bridesburg and Port Richmond residents, first responders and the National Guard who patrolled...

The art of protesting

All eyes were on Philly when looting erupted in pockets throughout the city after the police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr. Including those of the...

PA, Philly go blue, with help from NoLibs, Fishtown and rest of the River Wards and other election news

By the Friday after Election Day, the writing was on the wall. As outstanding votes from mail-in ballots and the most Democratic areas of...

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Hohenstein events update State Rep. Joe Hohenstein (D-177th dist.) announced the cancellation of his Senior Drive-In Movie Night scheduled for Nov. 10 in the Lincoln...

Norris Square Neighborhood Project wins $20,000 award for its efforts in sustainable agriculture

Since 1973, the Norris Square Neighborhood Project has provided a safe space for local residents and their children to develop sustainable-agriculture skills in the...

Virtual voting PSA

As music scene members across the country use their platforms to stress the importance of voting, one hyperlocal act is hoping to create waves...

Around the Neighborhood

Troop 120 annual pie sale Troop and Pack 120 are holding their annual pie sale. The Thanksgiving Pie Sale sale runs to Sunday, Nov. 15....

Kensington Avenue is getting a police substation, which the PPD hopes can benefit surrounding neighborhoods as well

The Philadelphia Police Department’s 24th district, which includes Kensington, Port Richmond, Harrowgate and Juniata, currently leads the city with 46 homicides so far this...

Senior news

REUNIONS Thomas Junior High reunion set for October 2021 An all-class reunion for the former George C. Thomas Junior High School will take place on Oct....

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Richmond Library programs Richmond Library, 2987 Almond St., is now offering limited in-person programming to the public. The library will be open for browsing and hold...

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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...

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