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River Wards arts institutions among grant recipients

The Philadelphia Cultural Fund, an organization that provides operating support to Philadelphia-based arts and cultural organizations, has announced that a number of River Wards-based...

Wolf administration receives USDA approval for COVID-19 disaster food distribution

One day after a letter from Gov. Tom Wolf was sent to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding received approval...

State Rep. Joe Hohenstein cosponsors bill for emergency paid sick leave...

State Rep. Joe Hohenstein announced Wednesday, March 18, he will introduce state legislation to expand the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, H.R. 6201, which...

DA: Fugitive Elliott fired shots that killed Cpl. O’Connor

District Attorney Larry Krasner last Tuesday announced that evidence shows Hassan Elliott fired the bullets that killed police Cpl. James O’Connor on March 13. O’Connor,...

Henon available to answer questions during shutdown

City Councilman Bobby Henon (D-6th dist.) is available to answer questions and connect people with resources on any issue, including ones related to the...

City announces restrictions on business activity, halt to some government operations

Philadelphians looking for the latest local information on the coronavirus can visit phila.gov/COVID-19. Residents with questions can call a 24-hour helpline at 800-722-7112. The helpline...

Police officer killed serving arrest warrant in Frankford

By Jack Tomczuk and Melissa Komar By Jack Tomczuk and Melissa Komar Funeral services are set for Thursday and Friday for a Philadelphia police officer killed...

Galvo development team, ORCA have yet to settle on CBA

At Wednesday night’s community zoning meeting at Cione Recreation Center, representatives from the Olde Richmond Civic Association told members of the community that the...

River Wards events for the week of March 11

Water Department wants to hear from you The Philadelphia Water Department is welcoming residents to fill out an annual customer satisfaction survey that helps guide...

Police seeking assistance in identifying subject of TD Bank robbery

Authorities are seeking the public’s assistance to identify and locate the man responsible for the robbery Saturday of the TD Bank branch, 2267 East...
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