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For some Philly high school students, the cyber school way is the best way

Phil Powitzky couldn't resist making "rockstar fingers" for the camera when having his picture taken for SPR. | Photo by Tom Beck.For 18-year-old Phil Powitzky, who struggles with ADD and ADHD, focusing at your...

Third district community crime bulletin – Feb. 4 to 10

From Feb.4 to Feb.10, there were 12 robberies throughout the 3rd Police District in South Philadelphia with one arrest, bringing 2019’s reported robbery totals to 42 with six arrests. During this same time, there were...

Community health leaders come together for Hep C Town Hall at South Philly Library

Members from Hepatitis C Allies of Philadelphia (HepCAP), an organization dedicated to raising awareness about Hepatitis C, and the city Department of Health were on hand for a HepCAP Town Hall Monday night at...

At-large City Council candidate Eryn Santamoor talks at meet and greet with voters

At-large Democratic City Council candidate Eryn Santamoor held a meet and greet with voters at the residence of 26th Ward Democratic committeeman John Zimmerman Tuesday night. At the meet and greet, she discussed issues...

School District of Philadelphia will have two-hour delay

Due to expected inclement weather throughout Monday night and early Tuesday morning, all School District of Philadelphia schools will open tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb. 12 on a two-hour delay. All schools will open two hours...

South Philly native publishes second autism advocacy book

  After her son Nicholas was diagnosed with autism, Cheryl Borrelli’s entire world changed. In the years following the the young child’s detection, Borrelli, a native of the Passyunk Square neighborhood, uprooted and reshaped her life,...
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Sanctuary Suppers hosts event at East Passyunk’s Le Virtù

  Dozens of foodies from around Philadelphia broke bread at the acclaimed Le Virtù on East Passyunk this week. But the gourmet menu served more than authentic Abruzzo delights. Somewhere amidst the bruschette e antipasti...

Freshman Rep. Fiedler assigned to House committees

There’s a whole bunch of standing committees in the Pennsylvania House — 27, in fact. There’s 22 in the Senate. State Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler at her office opening in December. You may have heard of Senate or House committees...

Oh will introduce a third piece of legislation in ongoing squatting legislation saga

In December, City Council narrowly passed a controversial bill sponsored by Ninth District Councilwoman Cherelle Parker amending Oh’s initial legislation that protects homeowners from squatters. In an interview with the South Philly Review, at-large City...

Bok to host brides and beauty market tomorrow

Participating Bok tenants invite the public to shop directly from the makers and artists for their upcoming wedding. Stock Photo On Saturday, Feb. 2, the Bok Building is hosting an official Brides and Beauty Market from 11...
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