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Elected officials, residents rail against possibility of Kensington-area safe injection site at Harrowgate meeting

Safehouse President Jose Benitez and Vice President Ronda Goldfein faced tough questions from residents at Thursday night’s Harrowgate Civic Association meeting. Representatives from Safehouse detailed...

A mother’s love

North Philly mom maintains sobriety working with ACT II at JEVS in the River Wards.Staying strong: Jennifer Burke, 41, spends time with her daughter, Ariana....

Temple students help Kensington residents ‘reclaim their narrative’

Through Our Eyes is a photo exhibition that held its opening reception at the McPherson Library Tuesday evening.Photo by Bear KatonaThere’s a lot of talk about...

New counseling center for those in recovery subject of latest PROPAC meeting

The business is not licensed to administer medication assisted treatment (MAT), so no drugs such as methadone or suboxone will be given out by...

City to clean up Frankford and Tulip encampments in new plan to combat opioid crisis

The city’s new plan is divided into seven different “mission areas,” each of which are run by different organizations within the city government.Thursday afternoon,...

Shooting the Kensington Blues with Jeffrey Stockbridge

Stockbridge’s photography of Kensington eventually amounted to a photo book called Kensington Blues, which features 168 pages of scenes everyday life of the heroin...

DA announces high-level arrests in Kensington-based drug trafficking ring

The investigation was led by a partnership among detectives and staff from the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office’s Dangerous Drug Offenders Unit and the High...

Blood in the streets in the town of Kensington

“In one of my comp books I remember writing — in my own blood — ‘no more’ after doing a shot.”Paul Gorman reads his poetry in front of the...

Philly looking become first American city to create safe spaces for drug users to inject drugs

Moving forward, the City will actively encourage organizations like community nonprofits or medical organizations to operate and fund one or more CUES.This past Wednesday, the...

Can a progressive opioid platform get you elected in Philly? This candidate says yes.

A march spearheaded by safe injection site advocate Dan Martino took place in Kensington on Aug. 31, 2017. LINDSEY NOLEN / STAR PHOTOBy Max MarinDan Martino...
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