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A found farewell

ebbie Welte can still recall Miss Edie handing over the keys to Cohox Rec Center to her nearly 30 years ago. “I worked with the...

City proclaims Oct. 19 ‘Philly Grocery Co-op Day’

On Friday morning, Mayor Jim Kenney hosted a celebration for the inaugural Philly Grocery Co-op Day at City Hall, which will be Oct. 19...

City officials hold community meeting regarding status of three River Wards...

City officials announced that there is not yet a timetable for when residents can expect the three partially closed recreation centers in the River...

River Wards events for the week of Oct. 9

Spaghetti dinner and bingo at St. Michael's St. Michael's Church, Trenton Avenue and Cumberland Street, will host a spaghetti dinner on Saturday, Oct. 12, from...

Federal judge sets legal precedent in favor of safe injection sites

In a big win for the pro-safe injection sites community in Philadelphia, a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District...

A historic Fishtown home is saved from demolition

A demolition permit for 1514 E. Montgomery Ave. was revoked on Thursday after initially being issued by the city Department of Licenses and Inspections...

New report shows just how bad residents’ health is in parts...

The city Department of Public Health and Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University recently released the first report to detail health measures...

Fishtown’s battle against Starbucks earns another big, unexpected win in the...

In a huge win for Fishtown’s anti-Starbucks cohort, the city’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has denied Starbucks its request for a special exception under...

At the Fillmore, Cory Booker rails against gun violence, racial issues

It was three years ago at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia when one speech seemed to rise above the others. It was a...

Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office to distribute free gun locks in South Philly...

Deputies and other personnel from the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office will distribute free gun locks as part of Philadelphia’s Public Safety Awareness Month on Wednesday,...
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