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South Philly state Reps. Fiedler, Young hold virtual mental health fair

City and state partners, including state Reps. Elizabeth Fiedler and Regina Young, held a virtual mental health fair Tuesday, Feb. 23, to raise awareness about the importance of mental health and to connect constituents...

Tildie’s helps Kirkbride School needs

Toys and kids have always made a great partnership. And you can add computers into that same mix. It’s all coming together in South Philly’s East Passyunk neighborhood as a local toy store is helping...

Councilman Johnson, Philabundance and more team up for food and winter coat drive

City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson partnered with Philabundance, Independence Blue Cross and TerraVida Holistic Centers for a free food and winter coat giveaway Wednesday afternoon at the Cassie L. Holly Court Apartments complex at Point...

Fiedler unveils plan to repair hazardous public schools in PA

State Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler (D-184th dist.) along with state Sen. Vincent Hughes (D-7th dist.) unveiled two proposals that would address unsafe conditions in public schools across the commonwealth this week. Both said that while...

Studio Incamminati exhibition showcases Bennett Prize finalists

Studio Incamminati will showcase the works of ten finalists for The Bennett Prize, which awards money solely to female painters. The exhibition, called “Rising Voices”, will show 29 works from 10 artists vying for a...

New casino donates $50,000 to local organizations

Five local nonprofit organizations received donations from the new Live! Casino and Hotel Philadelphia, which officially opened its doors in February. The Cordish Gaming Company donated a total of $50,000, which was evenly distributed to...

East Passyunk hosts Restaurant Week

East Passyunk Avenue is preparing for a two-week showcase of popular eateries as it hosts its ninth annual Restaurant Week. New and affordable price points will be available from an extensive list of participants serving...

Teachers resist as schools are slated to resume in-person teaching

Philadelphia teachers took to the streets last week to protest the School District of Philadelphia’s decision to return to in-person learning for students in grades pre-k through second grade starting Feb. 22. More specifically,...

Bridget Foy’s reopens after fire

A South Street staple has reopened. Bridget Foy’s officially reopened its doors on Friday, more than three years after the popular cafe was destroyed by a devastating two-alarm fire in 2017. The ribbon was cut,...

Squilla: Kenney’s Columbus Day order an affront to Italians

City Councilmember Mark Squilla is opposing the city’s decision to change the designation of Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day. Mayor Jim Kenney signed the executive order on Jan. 27, which will immediately change the...
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