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Friday is final day for drive-thru food pickup at Citizens Bank Park

Philabundance’s free drive-thru food distribution center at Citizens Bank Park is nearing its final day. Friday, June 26  from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. will be the last day residents can pick up a 35-lbs...

Sharpton, Roots musician help Audenried grads celebrate  

“The only future worth saving is the one you decide to fight for today.” The message was loud and clear from South Philly native Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter of the music band “The Roots” as...

Local illustrator’s “Tiger King” comic book releases this week

A comic book illustrated by local artist Joe Paradise called “Infamous: Tiger King” based on the popular Netflix series “Tiger King” premieres this week. TotalWave Productions is releasing the 24-page flip book on June 24th,...

Campione exiled, is Columbus next?

Many of the people driving cars past Marconi Plaza had a message. Some that drove down Broad Street on a sunny Tuesday afternoon honked in approval of the Christopher Columbus statue, or perhaps for the...

Universal Institute Charter grads go out in style

The eighth-grade students at Universal Institute Charter School, 801 S. 15th St., knew they would never get a chance to step foot back in the classroom due to the pandemic. But the teachers and staff...

Philadelphia Dairy milkmen bringing back home deliveries

By Tom Waring Erin Clancy-Carfagno works in administration in her dad’s ice cream and dairy distribution businesses, and heard recently from a Merion Station doctor who was working from home doing telehealth and caring for...

COVID cases dropping in Philly

The city, at press time, reported 24,475 confirmed coronavirus cases. An interactive map of cases broken down by ZIP code can be found at phila.gov. There have been a total of 1,474 deaths in the city....

Police looking for missing endangered person

UPDATED on 6/17: Sanislo has been located, according to police The police department is asking for help in locating a missing endangered person who may need medical help. Mary Ellen Sanislo, 57, was last seen on...

Roadwork through July on 22nd Street

Roadwork along 22nd Street will begin next week, according to the Philadelphia Office of Complete Streets Department. A street resurfacing and safety improvements project will result in full street closures and parking restrictions on 22nd...

Horace Howard Furness graduates 147 seniors with virtual ceremony

Like many dealing with radical changes in the world, the Class of 2020 from Horace Howard Furness High School was forced to make changes. And although the graduating class of 147 students couldn’t hold a...
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