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Rock Ministries does its part to help provide shelter to those in need

In a city with more than 1,000 unsheltered homeless individuals, according to the Office of Homeless Services’ most recent point-in-time count, which was completed...

Project HOME announces new recovery housing to be located in Kensington

The building, located at 1920 E. Orleans St. in Kensington, used to be the Frances E. Willard Elementary School.1920 E. Orleans St. in Kensington.Leaders...

Small World: Could tiny homes for the homeless end up in the River Wards region?

Small World: Could tiny homes for the homeless end up in the River Wards region? It’s looking like it.Sena said the houses will be constructed...

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,...

Residents come out to protest and counter protest the clearing out of the Kensington encampment

Protesters and came out to the homeless encampment at the corner of Kensington and Lehigh Avenues to speak out against the city’s decision to...

Helping those who need it the most

“Between 2014 and 2016, we lost 2,261 people to overdose deaths,” said Roland Lamb, the city’s Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health...
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Penn Home is where the heart is

It was about 10 years ago when Teri Ramsay’s family faced the reality of one of the hardest decisions they ever had to make....

Philly cop turns MMA opponents black and blue

In one job, he keeps the peace. In the other one, he brings the pain. Chris Daukaus has spent the last 10 years working as a...

Around the Neighborhood

SOPO meeting The South Port Richmond Civic Association will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. on Zoom. Agenda will include zoning...

Furever fated

When the Rev. Joseph Zingaro, 67, passed away in May, St. John Cantius parish in Bridesburg lost a pastor and a pillar of their...