New name for former oil refinery site

The site of the former Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery in South Philadelphia will officially be called the Bellwether District.  Hilco Redevelopment Partners, which is...

High School Sports Roundup 10/25

The Academy at Palumbo High School football team rallied for a 38-26 victory over Vaux Big Picture High School on Thursday night at the...

N-G’s DeMuro leads the way on volleyball court

Dominique DeMuro enjoys helping her friends and her teammates. And some day, she will enjoy helping those who can’t help themselves. DeMuro is the lone...

1st District cop jailed

A 1st District police officer was arrested by federal officers and charged with sharing photos...

SEPTA Police looking for man who set fires on subway

SEPTA Transit Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man suspected of arson...

Shooting on Broad Street

A 27-year-old was hospitalized after he was shot in the leg on the 800 block...

Deadly shooting in Grays Ferry

A deadly shooting occurred at the intersection of 34th Street and Grays Ferry Avenue on...

2 arrested; 2 suspects sought in Pat’s beating death

A 28-year-old man was beaten to death at Pat’s Steaks allegedly following an altercation among...

Bank robber sought

Federal officers are looking for an armed suspect they believe robbed two banks roughly within...

Letter to the Editor: Philly’s historic heritage

I read with fascination Mark Zimmaro’s report on a new history book about our city by South Philly author Jim Murphy (“Exploring Philly history,”...

Cardella: Halloween: Will It Ever End

The latest chapter in the Michael Myers slasher movies, HALLOWEEN KILLS, is doing so well at the box office that another one is already...

Clearing the name of Christopher Columbus

Let's begin by stating the difference between true facts and personal opinion. When judging figures from the past, we must be sure to check...

Cardella: Is The Ban On Plastic Bags Worth The Inconvenience?

The City of Philadelphia has enacted a ban on single-use plastic bags and non-recycled content paper bags. A number of cities and states have...

Letter to the Editor: Clean up the mess

I've been told by 311 that you are now allowed to keep your trash and recyclable containers on the sidewalk. Back in the day,...
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