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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...

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’ this weekend

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...

Fairmount frustrated over parking

City officials met with the Fairmount Civic Association last week to address parking concerns.In a special meeting, Thursday, May 5, the Fairmount Civic Association...

Grant aims to pair services in city’s most drug-ridden police districts

The communities served by the city’s 24th and 25th police districts are some of the areas in the city most stricken by drug addiction...

Fallen heroes remembered as Philly’s Police Week kicks off

The chilly rainstorm of Wednesday, May 4, seemed symbolically appropriate during last week’s Living Flame Memorial Service, held at Franklin Square Park near 6th...

Bottom Dollar could come to Brewerytown

It may have been a long time coming — and plans are still far from final — but the Brewerytown community might finally have access to a local...

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