Celebrating the ‘Little Cathedral of South Philly’

One hundred and twenty-five years is an impressive milestone, but St. Gabriel Parish in Grays Ferry doesn’t plan on stopping any time soon. Dipping its...

Hart puts last year in the past

The great Montreal Canadiens goaltender Jacques Plante once asked: “How would you like it, if at your job, every time you made the slightest...

Photo gallery – Neumann-Goretti volleyball

The Neumann-Goretti High School volleyball team took on Archbishop Ryan in a Philadelphia Catholic League matchup on Thursday. The Saints unfortunately fell in three...

SEPTA Police looking for man who set fires on subway

SEPTA Transit Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man suspected of arson...

Shooting on Broad Street

A 27-year-old was hospitalized after he was shot in the leg on the 800 block...

Deadly shooting in Grays Ferry

A deadly shooting occurred at the intersection of 34th Street and Grays Ferry Avenue on...

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,...

Letter to the Editor: Clean up the mess

I've been told by 311 that you are now allowed to keep your trash and recyclable containers on the sidewalk. Back in the day,...

Letter to the Editor: Parking problems in Passyunk Crossing

I could not agree more with letter writer Nancy Cappiello, who clearly describes the issue of parking difficulties in our South Philadelphia neighborhood - ...

Cardella: Stereotyping South Philly

Some years ago, I was working as a sports-talk host when the program director called me in. “I thought you said you’re from South...

Letter to the Editor: Parking problems

Everybody knows that parking is a premium in South Philadelphia. Restaurants have taken over a major portion of street parking. I counted at least 20...

Letter to the Editor: Promote proper school funding

Along with many education colleagues, both active and retired, I offer kudos to the students and staff of Girard Academic Music Program for receiving...
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