Councilmember Johnson: CSX indicated 25th street viaduct restoration project “is dead”

During a February meeting with city officials, CSX indicated that its project to restore the elevated railroad viaduct above 25th Street “is dead,” according...

Early workouts lead to state title, scholarship

The alarm clock goes off pretty early in Amaris Baker’s house, although she really doesn’t need one. The Whitman neighborhood resident considers herself an early...

Big offseason awaits after Flyers stand pat at trade deadline

A slow news day wasn’t exactly good news for anxious Flyers fans as the National Hockey League’s trade deadline came and went on Monday. The...

2 shot on 7th Street

Two men were hospitalized in what police were describing as a possible drive-by shooting on...

2 weekend shootings in South Philly

A pair of shootings occurred in South Philly on Friday night and Saturday morning. A 35-year-old...

Philadelphia District Attorney Virtual Candidates’ Forum

Philadelphia District Attorney candidates Larry Krasner, Carlos Vega and Charles Peruto, Jr., will join the...

ATV rider jailed for assault

An arrest was made and charges were filed against a 27-year-old ATV rider who was...

Delaware man charged with shooting at Pat’s Steaks

A Delaware man has been charged with firing a weapon outside of Pat’s Steaks in...

FBI still looking for missing couple

The FBI asks for the public’s help in its continuing investigation of a couple who...

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....

WOAR Hotline Helps People in Need

Who do we allow to conjure temptations, and who do we punish for fulfilling them? “Temptation” is a magical word. It can transform wrongdoers...

Cardella: The Killing Fields

I spent a lot of time on a schoolyard basketball court when I was growing up. My buddies and I would play even in...
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