Local ‘Rosie” honored for helping win the war

Ruth Wilson was called into action 75 years ago.  As one of 600,000 African American women who worked in government factories and offices during World...

HS Sports roundup: Palumbo volleyball on the rise; N-G rallies in...

The Academy at Palumbo girls volleyball team wears the target proudly. The Griffins carry the weight of defending the Philadelphia Public League championship for a...

High School sports begin in South Philly

The Horace Furness High School boys soccer team returned to the field on Sept. 9 after losing its entire season last year to the...

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...

3rd District Police to give away 300 school backpacks

The 3rd Police District Advisory Council will be holding a Back-to-School supplies giveaway on Friday,...

Stolen statue returned to St. Rita’s Shrine

A statue from the National Shrine of St. Rita’s of Cascia has been recovered after...

Double shooting in Grays Ferry claims one life

A man was killed and another was seriously wounded in a double shooting in Grays...

Police investigate threatening letter

Philadelphia detectives investigated a threatening letter that was sent to the Cambodian Association of Greater...

Cardella: Mandates

All those critics who said mandating vaccinations won’t work should take another look. All the pleading in the world did not convince most of...

Cardella: Summertime Radio (Part 2)

It was quite a summer at the little radio station on Magnolia Avenue in Wildwood. The owner paid us once a week. No checks....

Cardella: Summertime Radio

As you prepare to pull off the Garden State Parkway into Wildwood, your car radio picks up ... static and all … an AM...

Tobacco tax hike will hurt city

By Richard Marianos Congress is currently moving forward with aggressive policies that will significantly increase the federal tax on all tobacco products. This misguided policy...

Cardella: A Place With No Name

It was an unassuming little place where you could get a nice place of Veal Parmigiana. Nothing fancy, but red gravy to die for....
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