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HS Sports roundup: Palumbo volleyball on the rise; N-G rallies in football

The Academy at Palumbo girls volleyball team wears the target proudly. The Griffins carry the weight of defending the Philadelphia Public League championship for a third consecutive season with each opponent hoping to knock them...

Free PHLASH shuttle at FDR

Launched on Sept. 18, a free weekend shuttle service will be offered throughout FDR Park. The shuttle will pick up at the NRG SEPTA station on Broad St. and Pattison Ave. and make stops at all...

Memorial Bike ride on Saturday

On Saturday, Sept. 18, at 10 a.m., the Philadelphia Police Department, partnering with its Police District Advisory Councils, will hold its Fourth Annual Police Memorial Bike Ride.  The Ride begins at Smith Playground, 2100 South...

Casino will hold hiring event

Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia will host its first “Building Bridges” hiring event on Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., specifically targeting local Stadium District and Philadelphia residents. At the event, prospective job...

Local ‘Rosie” honored for helping win the war

Ruth Wilson was called into action 75 years ago.  As one of 600,000 African American women who worked in government factories and offices during World War II, this Rosie the Riveter who lived on South...

FDR Park benefitting from hosting flower show

The Philadelphia Flower Show will continue to help South Philly’s FDR Park grow. The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, which has showcased the Flower Show for the last 193 years, moved outdoors for the first time in...

Kool benefit concert

Parx Casino’s Evening of Educational to Excellence Benefit Concert, headlined by Grammy Award-winning Kool & the Gang, raised $30,000 for Universal Family of Schools on Sept. 5. Universal manages seven K-12 charter schools in Philadelphia...

LoMO Flea Market returns

Lower Moyamensing Civic Association’s Fall Flea Market is returning on Sept. 18.  Vendor spaces will be set up along the highly trafficked area on Broad St. between Snyder Ave. and Jackson St. (street-side in front...

South Philly director cooks up another horror film

The entree was so appetizing that Mario Cerrito decided to come back for seconds. Cerrito, an independent filmmaker who was born in South Philly, hit worldwide cult following movie fame with his offering of Human...

Happening around town

Country music show part of Fringe Festival REV Theatre Company will present “Honky Tonkin - A Country Music Show” as part of the Fringe Arts Festival at several locations, including three South Philly parks.  Free shows...
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