Local playwright earns Pulitzer

A South Philly playwright is a Pulitzer Prize winner. James Ijames won the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play Fat Ham, which transposes...

Griffins soar into Public League championship game

The Academy at Palumbo High School boys volleyball team defeated Frankford in straight sets in the Philadelphia Public League semifinal game on May 20...

Flyers need a hit with No. 5 pick

A miserable season resulted in the Philadelphia Flyers ending up with the fourth-worst record in the National Hockey League and the fifth overall pick...

Woman shot on Jackson Street

A 26-year-old female is in stable condition after suffering a gunshot wound to the right...

Man fatally shot on Jackson Street

A man has died after suffering multiple gunshot wounds on the 2600 block of Jackson...

Unknown body pulled from Delaware River

A body was recovered in the river near the Navy Yard at 4501 S. Broad...

Shooting on Mifflin Street

A 48-year-old man was shot on the 1100 block of Mifflin Street on May 2,...

Mistrial declared in South Philly Councilman’s bribery case

A mistrial was declared in a federal bribery case against South Philadelphia City Councilmember Kenyatta...

Suspect awaiting trial in John Chamberlain murder

A woman charged with murder is awaiting trial for the death of 29-year-old John Chamberlain,...

Cardella: Mourning in South Philly

My family always had a unique reaction to death. Dad would never say a bad word about someone who’d died. Never. No matter how...

Why I Chose Life

With all the news about protests over a possible overturning of Roe v. Wade by the Supreme Court, I could not help but be...

Grassroots democracy

This is the time of year when wards across Philadelphia make their candidate endorsements for the upcoming primary on May 17. Both Republicans and...

Letter to the Editor: Dr. Nche Zama for governor

Throughout my life and career, I have actively worked on behalf of and watched many candidates run for PA governor. I have heard many...

Letter to the Editor: Michael Giangiordano for state representative

I want to wish Mike Giangiordano all the best in running in the May 17 election for state representative in the 184th district. He...
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