Briefs: June 21, 2022

Scanlon receives ‘Champion for Children’ recognition Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon has been named a 2021 Champion for Children by the bipartisan advocacy organization First Focus...

Flyers need to start building through the draft

Just five years ago, the Colorado Avalanche were bad. Really bad. Colorado had finished dead last in the league with 48 points in a full...

Which Flyers will thrive under new coach?

John Tortorella may not be for everybody. His brutal honesty and hard-nosed approach to coaching hockey games usually makes people pick a side very quickly...

2 shot on 7th St.

Two men were shot on the 2500 block of S. 7th Street on Sunday. According...

1 dead in quadruple shooting on Bucknell Street

A quadruple shooting has left at least one person dead after dozens of shots were...

Life sentence for West Passyunk killing

A 28-year-old man is facing a life sentence without parole for the 2018 murder of...

Two teens arrested in South Street shootings

Two teenagers have been arrested in relation to the mass shooting that occurred on South...

Woman shot in Pennsport

A 45-year-old woman was grazed with a bullet on the 1600 block of S. Orkney...

Off duty cop dies in motorcycle crash on Broad Street

An off-duty police officer was killed in an auto vehicle crash in South Philly. According to...

9 ways to promote mental health for youth

May was National Mental Health Awareness Month and time to remind people from all walks of life to recognize the importance of prioritizing one’s...

Cardella: Old Friends

I like to spend a portion of each day listening to music. And when I’m in a reflective mood as I was the other...

Letter to the Editor: Support direct care workers

As we all know, there are many heroes sacrificing and even risking their personal safety during our present health crisis. We recognize all first...

Letter to the Editor: The aftermath of a sneeze

Tom Cardella’s column on sneezing could have been written by me, though less eloquently. I have found sneezing in general to be abhorrent for as...

Letter to the Editor: Cardella right on COVID

What I want to say is that I loved Tom Cardella’s column for June 1 about how the COVID-19 pandemic is still with us....
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