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Philabundance receives hefty donation from Allied Universal

Allied Universal, a leading security and facility services company based in Conshohocken, recently donated more than 17,000 meals to Philabundance to feed people with food insecurity. “Our food banks have taken an unprecedented hit from...

Fiedler expands mobile office hours

Office hours remain limited due to public health advice, but State Rep. Elizabeth Fiedler is offering other ways for residents to correspond. Fiedler announced she is offering expanded socially-distanced office hours across the district in...

Stringing Along: Elegance Quartet brings music to South Philly parks

Crowded concerts seem a thing of the past in 2020 as the country continues to recover from the coronavirus pandemic. But the virus can’t stop the music. In the last few weeks, South Philly residents have...

Suspects wanted for aggravated assault in 17th District

Police are looking for a group of people who broke into a home and assaulted the resident. According to police, a group of at least six people broke into a home on the 1200 block...

Universal equips students with supplies, computers for virtual learning

Most kids dread going back to school after summer vacation. But Universal Institute Charter School is making sure students are fully prepared once doomsday arrives. Universal distributed backpacks and school supplies to its students to...

Youth sports organizations receive grant for field upgrades

The grass will be a little bit greener when it’s time to play ball. The youth athletic fields in South Philadelphia along Packer Avenue have been in need of upgrades in several areas. So its...

Free Library Creates Spanish and World Languages eReading Rooms

The Free Library of Philadelphia has taken another step in digitizing reading by creating eReading rooms. Readers can now enjoy Spanish and other world languages through ebooks and audio books through the library’s website and...

The Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show shares the healing power of art 

The oldest outdoor art show in the nation will showcase the healing power of art with a virtual event September 10-13. The Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show will celebrate 93 years by featuring the work...

Marconi Plaza to host Overdose Awareness event

As part of International Overdose Awareness Day, the Health Department’s Substance Use Prevention and Harm Reduction division will be providing naloxone training at Marconi Plaza at 2800 South Broad Street on Monday, Aug. 31...

Fashion Statement: Disabled fashion designer uses platform to promote inclusivity

It was like any other normal day of high school for a normal 18-year-old. Jacqueline City had finished up a long day of school and rode the yellow school bus home, excited to go to...
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