A fond farewell to St. Gabe’s

After 113 years of serving the Grays Ferry community, the St. Gabriel school at 30th and Dickinson streets has closed. The final class of eighth-graders...

NHL regular season matters little

It’s been a concern before, but if there’s one thing the 2020-21 National Hockey League season has taught us, it’s that the regular season...

Flyers could use some luck

Can 13 be the lucky number? For the first time in their history, barring any trades, the Philadelphia Flyers will select 13th in the National...

Arrest made after stabbing in Grays Ferry

A 34-year-old man was stabbed three times in the head early Saturday morning in the...

Online forum to discuss gun violence, mental health

A virtual gun violence and mental health forum will be held on May 27 at...

Stabbing in Wharton neighborhood

A 50-year-old man was stabbed on the 500 block of McClellan Street on Thursday, police...

New legislation, an ATV park are two ideas City Council has to fight illegal ATV and dirt bike riding on city streets

For far too long, residents all across the city have complained about the rise of...

Man shot during attempted robbery on 21st Street

A 31-year-old man was shot on the 1800 block of S. 21st Street during an...

18-year-old stabbed at Smith Playground

A teenager was stabbed at Smith Playground at 25th Street and Snyder Avenue at approximately...

Cardella: UFOs

While walking through Marconi Plaza, I found a beaten-up journal claiming to contain the investigative results of a study on Unidentified Flying Objects. I...

Cardella: The Piety Meter

Two presidents. Donald J. Trump. Joseph R. Biden. One -- whose life story is written in American tabloids. The other — is the story...

Cardella: Diary of a Hypochondriac

Hypochondriacs are held in low public regard. People have no sympathy for someone who always complains about imaginary illnesses. I believe hypochondriacs are sadly...

Cardella: My Roots

(I dreamed last night that I found an old family Bible that traced the roots of the Cardella family. It was only a dream,...

Cardella: The Apology

I’m thinking of getting a side job. I’ve given up on my earlier idea -- reading the newspaper to tourists swimming in hotel pools....
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