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Third district community crime bulletin – September 2 to 8

From Sept. 2 to 8, there were four robberies throughout the 3rd Police District in South Philadelphia with one arrest, bringing 2019’s reported robbery totals to 169 with 49 arrests. During this same time, there...

New contemporary dance piece, “Honey,” comes to South Philly

Whether referring to a loved one or a supplement to tea, “honey” has a few meanings. In an upcoming FringeArts production, a company of contemporary dancers is conveying their own interpretations to the word. Choreographed by...

South Philly-based theater troupe produces new piece about scattering ashes at Wawa

In search for a sentimental space to scatter their father’s ashes, siblings Lee and Joey have settled on a worthy place - a Wawa parking lot. This type of quirky tale with heartfelt foundation speaks...

Rep. Fiedler hosts House Democratic Policy Committee at Furness for school funding panel

Flags from countries across the globe hang around the balcony of Horace Howard Furness High School’s auditorium.  But, looking closely beyond the cultural displays, the century-old walls are crumbling. “When you look at the beautiful culture...

Mütter Museum to host free health fair in South Philly tomorrow

  Part of its landmark Spit Spreads Death exhibition and project, the Mütter Museum will host a free health fair in partnership with nearly 50 local organizations and health care providers on Saturday, Sept. 7 from...

Lower Moyamensing sees zoning shifts in the Philadelphia2035 plan

The Lower Moyamensing neighborhood could see some development shifts in the foreseeable future.  Envisioning business booms in some areas and residential growth in others, the Lower Moyamensing Civic Association has recently helped to craft the...

South Philly choreographer explores memories of her late mother in new theatrical production

Though Nichole Canuso will perform a solo in this year’s FringeArts Festival, the Philadelphia-based choreographer is not necessarily dancing alone. The longtime creative collaborator, whose Newbold-based dance company has been producing original work since 2004,...

Third district community crime bulletin – August 26 to September 1

From Aug. 26 to Sept. 1, there were two robberies throughout the 3rd Police District in South Philadelphia with one arrest, bringing 2019’s reported robbery totals to 165 with 44 arrests. During this same time,...

Pennsport performing arts company produces fairytale featuring dance, puppets and poetry

An old auto mechanic's garage once sat at the corner of Federal Street and Moyamensing Avenue.  But, when Pennsport resident Jess Noel, founder of Philly Performance Art Club for Kids (PACK), discovered the property a...

Howie Roseman talks about his 2019 Eagles roster

The Eagles are expecting a successful regular season in 2019 and a long run in the playoffs. The Birds have the talent to back up those aspirations. When you have an elite lineup, and it...
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