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Solomon and Hohenstein talk about Harrisburg’s Philadelphia Delegation’s plan for the city

“The idea is to build accountability to what we are doing in Harrisburg each and every day and to make Harrisburg relevant,” Solomon said.Pennsylvania State...

Developers discuss land remediation before potential large-scale living complex on the waterfront.

For much of the 20th century, the Beach Street property was used for refurbishing purposes, including paint stripping, repainting and the remodeling of older...

It looks like Frankford Avenue is getting a makeover south of Girard

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation introduced plans for the Frankford Avenue Connector Project. Here’s what that is.The proposed signs underneath Frankford Avenue’s I-95 overpass looking South.Representatives...

CHOP doctor wins Lutheran Settlement House’s first Male Ally Award

“It was wonderfully surprising,” Fein said of winning the award. “I was extremely honored and excited.”On Wednesday, May 8, Philadelphia City Councilwoman Helen Gym...

L&I Commissioner Perri: L&I needs more money to fight contractors’ ‘greed and ignorance’ that’s…

L&I Commissioner Perri: L&I needs more money to fight contractors’ ‘greed and ignorance’ that’s ‘putting the public at risk’According to L&I spokeswoman Karen Guss, the...

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...

Fishtowners overwhelmingly disapprove of potential Starbucks on Frankford Ave.

The meeting was held because of an ordinance passed by former City Councilman Frank DiCicco called the Central Delaware Zoning Overlay, which mandates that...

In latest River Wards house collapse, two homes are ‘a total loss’

The announcement comes less than two months after a similar situation occurred at 633 and 635 E. Thompson Street in early February.The city Department...

Adaire students shoot their shot in photography

“We believe it’s important for students of any age to begin to learn how to understand images that they see,” said Michelle Wallace, PPAC’s...

The River Wards could be getting its very first roundabout

Both Frankford Avenue and York Street are part of the city’s High Injury Network.A rendering of the proposed roundabout at Frankford and York.Representatives from the city...
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Honoring police hero Jimmy O’Connor

Several hundred people braved heavy rains Friday morning to pay tribute to fallen police Cpl. Jimmy O’Connor. A plaque was dedicated in O’Connor’s memory outside...