South Philly Casino set to open in February

Finishing touches are being made as a new hotel and casino is set to open in South Philly next month. The Live! Casino & Hotel...

Neumann-Goretti aims to help basketball players build brands

The Neumann-Goretti High School boys basketball program has a strong history of opening doors for many student-athletes to play at higher levels. Now the...

Homegrown talent will help Flyers survive injuries

An injury to a team’s first-line center is usually a killer — especially when he is the reigning best defensive forward in the league. Sean...

Fatal shooting on Packer Avenue

A 25-year-old man was killed after he was shot multiple times throughout his body while...

Man shot dead on 7th Street

A man was murdered last week on the 2200 block of S. 7th St. Police said...

Man shot in vehicle on Norwood Street

A man was shot inside his vehicle on the 2000 block of S. Norwood Street...

Man shot in Grays Ferry

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred on the 2700 block of Dickinson Street on...

Man charged with stalking women on South Street and Old City 


The District Attorney’s Office announced charges against a 32-year-old man for allegedly stalking and harassing...

62 guns given back for cash

The Tasker Street Missionary Baptist Church on Tasker Street held its second annual Gun Buyback...

Cardella: The COVID Shot Lottery

We’ve got a new Pennsylvania Lottery. You won’t see it advertised on television. The talking heads on TV are too busy bubbling over at...

Cardella: Don’t Impeach trump

Impeaching Donald Trump is a bad idea. If you read this column regularly, you know that I’ve been one of the president’s harshest critics....

Cardella: The Joys of Pessism

I’ve already put the wrong year on every check I’ve written this month. It usually takes until June for that to stop happening. And...

The Final Salute by Charlie Hills 

By Charlie Hills “In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country, can change it.” – Barack Obama James Edward Helman, known to many...

Cardella: The Year in Review — 2020

Those of you who read this column regularly (no doubt with a bottle of BRIOSCHI near at hand) have likely noticed that my first...
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