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Recovery home receives support for operations by ZBA and LoMo community

Transformation to Recovery, a 501c3 nonprofit under the ministry of Christ Church South Philly, received permission from the city’s Zoning Board of Adjustment this week to operate a recovery residence for individuals struggling with...

Merging basketball teams fosters mentorship youth of Sacks

As a student of George W. Nebinger Elementary School, Jamaine Arthur remembers keeping out of trouble through recreation at Sacks Playground, 400 Washington Ave.  Growing into adulthood, though, he recalls the surrounding neighborhood starting to...

You could be entitled to a refund from a sheriff’s sale

Homeowners whose property was sold at a sheriff sale due to foreclosure or back taxes at a price more than the amount owed are owed a refund of the excess money. Sheriff Jewell Williams said...

South Philly students produce radio program through PhillyCAM youth program

As high school students collected in a circle to draft scripts for an upcoming radio broadcast last week, one young producer asked, “What brings us together in Philly and what divides us?” The question, considered...

PES Advisory Council holds inaugural meeting at Preparatory Charter School

The PES Refinery Advisory Group, which was ordered to convene by Mayor Jim Kenney in the wake of the June 21 fire at the PES refinery in South Philadelphia, detailed plans for how the...

St. Thomas Aquinas Church approved for city’s historical designation

The city’s Committee on Historic Designation approved the nomination of St. Thomas Aquinas Church and Rectory, 1616 S. 17th St., to be included on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places, an inventory encompassing more...

City’s largest National Night Out returned to South Philly for a third annual year

A Philadelphia Police Department helicopter circled the airspace of Snyder Plaza before landing in Target’s parking lot last Tuesday evening.  The spectacle was just one component comprising a variety of jubilation during the Philadelphia Police...

DV 10U girls softball team clinches third place at states championships

Though a scarcity of South Philly softball has been recognized in recent years, an incubator of budding players continues to blossom within a local five-block radius. For the second consecutive year, the recently established 10U...

Local resident films documentary surrounding successful immigrant-rights campaign in South Philly

With a DSLR camera in her hand, aspiring filmmaker Kristal Sotomayor causally attended a meeting last year surrounding a campaign to end the city’s Preliminary Arraignment Reporting System (PARS) - an agreement that granted...

Longtime Review columnist passes away at the age of 70

Prolific South Philly Review cuisine columnist Phyllis Stein-Novack passed away at the age of 70 on July 30 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital after a prolonged battle with illness.  The Southwest Philadelphia native contributed to...
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