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South Philly duo creates science fiction comedy

So, who were those blue aliens walking around Center City a while back? It turns out, they were key contributors to the plot of a short movie created and directed by South Philly native and...

Big scholarship award to Palumbo senior

Academy at Palumbo senior Hae Paw was one of four Philadelphia graduating seniors who were awarded scholarships to support the first two years of their college education from the Green Family Foundation and Firstrust...

Saints march into PCL semifinals

They’re young, but they are seizing their opportunities. Neumann-Goretti High School’s baseball roster is filled with underclassmen surrounding just one senior in Yariel Rodriguez. But the youth explosion is coming to fruition at the right...

PAWS offering adoption special to find homes for cats

Local animal shelters are experiencing a significant uptick in cats in need of homes. According to the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society, far more cats are entering Philadelphia shelters than the year before, which hasn’t happened...

New date for ‘Flavors on the Avenue’ is June 11

Originally scheduled for April 30, the Flavors on the Avenue will now take place on East Passyunk Avenue on June 11 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The outdoor street festival showcases South Philadelphia’s...

Johnson, city workers honored by DVYAA

The Delaware Valley Youth Athletic Association honored Philadelphia Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson (Second District), Philadelphia Parking Authority Executive Director Richard Lazer and Frank Fabey from the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department on May 15 for...

Bringing books to the stage

A group of local writers are bringing their work to life on a South Philly stage. Book2Stage is a unique production that portrays books from four Philadelphia-based authors and is acted out by local performers....

Fiedler visits after-school programs across PA

The chairs of the state House After School Caucus, Reps. Elizabeth Fiedler and Doyle Heffley, visited two after-school programs last week as part of their After-School Program Tour.  On May 11, the caucus co-chairs toured...

‘Mompreneurs’ raise money for charity

A group of “mompreneurs” held a fundraiser and morning of community service in South Philly to teach their kids the value of giving back on Mother’s Day. The event was held at Beehive at Bok...

Renovated library opens at Key School

Each colorful book on the sprawling, neatly-stacked shelves represents an opportunity. The Francis Scott Key School at 8th and Wolf streets cut the ribbon on a renovated library on the second floor of its school...
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