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Johnson helps deliver dinners to seniors

City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson and the Philadelphia Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity recently distributed 150 pre-packaged Thanksgiving dinners to senior citizens living at the Philadelphia Housing Authority's Conswiller Pratt Apartments in South Philadelphia. Johnson also...

Eagles hit runway for Big Brothers, Big Sisters

The Kelly Green uniforms Eagles players wore in their recent game against Miami were spectacular, but that only scratches the surface of just how stylish the Eagles’ fashion sense really is. Last week, Eagles players,...

Fancy Brigades ready for the holidays

Members of the Fancy Brigade Association announced additional details surrounding the organization’s upcoming performances at the Thanksgiving Day Parade and New Year’s Day Fancy Brigade Fest and Finale. To kick off the holiday season, the...

UniverSoul performs at Universal Alcorn

UniverSoul Circus, a highly interactive combination of circus arts, theater and music, held a special exclusive performance for students at Universal Alcorn Charter School, 3200 Dickinson St., on Nov. 14. UniverSoul Circus embraces and celebrates...

Students, volunteers clean up Stephen Girard Park

Volunteers from the community and students from the Girard Academic Music Program cleaned up Stephen Girard Park during Love Your Park Weekend, Nov. 10-12. The group planted flowers, clipped hedges, cleaned the six gardens and...

Honor and respect for veterans

Frank Criniti can’t help but get choked up thinking about his buddies who never made it back from war. The 71-year-old South Philly resident was drafted into the United States Army and spent 13 months...

Community schoolyard at Bregy

The F. Amedee Bregy Elementary School unveiled its new community schoolyard. Thanks to $425,000 in federal funding secured by U.S. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon, children and residents in the vicinity of the school at 1700...

Gritty Claus helping spread Tinseltown cheer

East Passyunk received a big bundle of holiday cheer on a visit from a portly, jolly legendary figure. It wasn’t St. Nick, as that bearded fellow isn’t due to slide down chimneys for another six...

Park Cleanups take place this weekend

It’s time to love your local park back. Starting Nov. 10, the city’s Love Your Park initiative will take place all over Philadelphia, including several South Philly parks and recreation centers. This fall, nearly 100...
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