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Holy Family breaks ground on Athletic Fieldhouse

A new era of Holy Family University athletics has just begun. On July 11, the school broke ground on a new fieldhouse facility that is scheduled for completion by...

The Oval opens on the Parkway

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Commissioner Susan Slawson, with the Parkway Council, announced that The Oval has once again returned to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for a summer of fun...

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’ 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...
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