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They want you: Government recruiting thousands of local workers for Census

The 2020 Census can be described as a great opportunity in many different areas for Philadelphia residents. Not only can the city benefit from an accurate count to appropriate necessary federal funds, but residents have...

Wine Dive brings Vegas glam to South Street

Perhaps the only thing missing is a neon sign reading “Vino Las Vegas.” When Chris Fetfatzes and Heather Annechiarico dreamed up their newly-opened 1970s, Vegas-inspired Wine Dive on South Street, they thought of just about...

Claiborne leading Southern through rebuild

Shayla Claiborne knew exactly what she was walking in to. Claiborne was the lone returning varsity player on South Philadelphia High School’s girls basketball team when the squad received its uniforms this winter. The Rams were...

17th District providing coat drive

The 17th Police District is collecting coats to be distributed to local residents in need. The district has been collecting coats, hats and gloves in both children and adult sizes. Items will be available for...

Woman charged with abuse of corpse after body found in her basement

An arrest has been made in connection to Erin Schweikert, whose body was found in the basement of a home on the 2100 block of Porter Street, police said. Maddison Leidy, 25, of the 2100...

Man charged with two murders, including grocery store clerk, teenager

Tyseem Murray, 18, of the 5400 block of Bartram Drive has been charged with two separate murders that occurred in South Philadelphia over the last three months, police said.  Murray was arrested and charged with...

Graduate Hospital has a parking problem. Can more loading zones fix it?

The American economy ain’t what it used to be. With the rise of rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft - combined with the increased presence of delivery trucks thanks to online shopping and Amazon...

Decomposed body identified

The decomposed body found in a basement of a home on the 2100 block of Porter Street has been identified by the Medical Examiner’s Office as Erin Schweikert after an autopsy, according to police. Schweikert,...

Police: Decomposed body found on Porter Street

Police said a badly decomposed body of a young female was discovered in the basement of a home on the 2100 block of Porter Street while performing a search warrant. Several people have been...
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