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Making Port Richmond’s waterfront the place to be once again

A Port Richmond resident Janusz Kowalski, right, obtains information of the I-95 project from Doug Robbins of URS Corporation at a public meeting event...

Piazza gets ‘Awesome’ summer film line up

When Josh Goldbloom saw the oversized screen going up on the wall at the Piazza at Schmidts a few years ago, his gut instinct...

Piazza gets ‘Awesome’ summer film line up

Josh Goldbloom is hosting ‘The Awesome Fest’ at the Piazza in Northern Liberties this summer.When Josh Goldbloom saw the oversized screen going up on the...

Hunt is on for suspect in Trax slaying

A man twice arrested for violent criminal behavior and illegal possession of a weapon — and twice let free when witnesses failed to appear in court — is...

Historic Church of Assumption spared, for now

To borrow a phrase from Mark Twain, reports of the demise of the Church of the Assumption might have been greatly exaggerated.Also exaggerated are...

Trax Foods clerk killed in Kensington South robbery

Throngs of busy commuters skirted police tape on Front Street Thursday morning as officers from the Philadelphia Police Department’s Homicide Unit investigated a fatal...

Squilla comes up big in South Philly

In a hotly contested race for City Council’s 1st Councilmanic District, South Philly resident Mark Squilla came through with a victory over fellow Democrats...

Neighborhoods are gearing up for Memorial Day celebrations

Hank Slaveski, Grand Marshal of the Bridesburg Memorial Day parade, pose for a portrait on his decorated porch, Saturday, May 21, 2011.With Memorial Day coming...

River wards hit the big screen with ‘Cost of a Soul’...

In 2009, Norristown native Sean Kirkpatrick and a handful of others gathered in the river wards to tell a story.Setting up shop in a house...

Four way fight to take 1st unfolds on Tuesday

(From left) 1st District candidates Vern Anastasio, Joe Grace, Mark Squilla and Jeff Hornstein debated issues facing the district last week at the Veteran...
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