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Letter To The Editor: “It is abundantly clear to me that our elected officials...

  To the Editor: It is abundantly clear to me that our elected officials do not walk the streets of the neighborhoods they represent.  How else to explain the increasingly reckless but ignored by law enforcement...

Third district community crime bulletin – Feb. 18 to 24

From Feb. 18 to 24, there were five robberies throughout the third police district in South Philadelphia with two arrests, bringing 2019’s reported robbery totals to 43 with 11 arrests. During this same time, there...

Letter To The Editor: Response to rebuttal of “The Battle for Education: The Haves...

  This letter is written in response to last week’s rebuttal of the op-ed, “The Battle for Education: The Haves and the Have-Nots” (Feb. 20) To the Editor: I am honored that my op-ed on education...

South Philly residents tackle re-staging of “Giselle”

Through the vision of venerated dancer Angel Corella, Pennsylvania Ballet is reprising its rendition of the riveting romantic classic of “Giselle” - and a few South Philadelphians are pirouetting the ghostly fantasy to life....

South Philly resident pens first children’s book about a jiu-jitsu-playing ponytail

On early Saturday mornings, Queen Village resident Mir Khalid Ali rallies his two children for Brazilian jiu-jitsu classes. Among a laundry list of tasks getting his gang out of the door, Ali, a writer, traveler...

Elizabeth Fiedler’s office hosts inaugural monthly meetings with captain of Third Police District

  Two new authorities representing regions east of Broad Street have partnered to help counter crime in their communities. Last Thursday, the tandem, comprised of recently elected state Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler of the 184th Legislative...

Art gallery seeks South Philly-inspired art in new open call

Calling all creators, can you depict the prettiness and grittiness of South Philly? In one of its latest open calls, the Da Vinci Art Alliance is seeking producers of all crafts to capture the sights,...

Fresh, locally-caught seafood selling in South Philly

  Do you want to eat more delicious, fresh, locally-caught seafood?   Join Fishadelphia, a community seafood program that’s coordinated by a group of high school students. The group buys fish directly from harvesters, docks and...

Wanted: Suspect for multiple attempted robbery/sexual assaults in the 3rd and 17th districts

  Police need the public's assistance locating a suspect allegedly responsible for multiple attempted robberies and sexual assaults throughout South Philadelphia.  Between Dec. 20, 2018 and Feb. 21, 2019, there have been five reported attempted sexual...

Your cure for the Winter Blues: a pub crawl benefitting the South Philly Food...

Residents from South Philadelphia and beyond are invited to celebrate good times while supporting community-based food alternatives at the first ever Winter Blues Pub Crawl hosted by the South Philly Food Co-op tomorrow, Feb....
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