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Mummers sponsorship, TV announced

The 124th annual Mummers Parade will once again be broadcast to audiences throughout the region thanks to a sponsorship from Live! Casino and Hotel Philadelphia.  Live! returns for its second year as title sponsor for...

Letters to the Editor

Support small businesses in Dec. Since December 2020, American Workers Radio, local business owners and small business associations have been promoting December as National Small Business Month. The response to December as National Small Business Month has...

Breaking the silence surrounding HIV

Every year, Michael Tambon remembers those hopeless feelings of not knowing where to turn. The South Philly resident and drag performer known as “Cherry Pop” has been living with HIV since 2012. “Back then the stigma...

Treatments and solutions for obesity

On Nov. 27, Philadelphia-based American College of Physicians hosted a roundtable discussion with patients, health care professionals, community leaders and policymakers on the intersection of obesity care, other related chronic diseases and the need to...

Angelo Cataldi still has plenty to say

Angelo Cataldi hasn’t run out of things to say. The voice that launched a thousand imitators, that propped up an entire industry, that spoke for entire generations of Philadelphia sports fans remains as outspoken as...

Rest of NFL makes watching the Eagles more fun

The best benefit of having one of the best teams in the National Football League in town is being able to watch other NFL teams play while waiting for your team to hit the...

Warm Thanksgiving memories for Southern’s Lattera brothers

The game was played 52 years ago, but Joseph Lattera still remembers the play calls. “It was called a 32-Dive,” said Lattera, a 1972 graduate who played running back and cornerback for South Philadelphia High...

Philly has a new police commissioner

Kevin Bethel will be the city’s next police commissioner. The announcement of Bethel’s promotion was made by Mayor-Elect Cherelle Parker on Nov. 22, succeeding Danielle Outlaw, who resigned in September. Since Outlaw left, the department...

Affordable housing in Grays Ferry

The ribbon was cut, celebrating the availability of 26 new affordable housing units in the Grays Ferry neighborhood of South Philadelphia. On Nov. 17, the city and PHDC celebrated Turn The Key’s expansion across the city...

Around Town

Mario Lanza Museum Christmas Party on Dec. 2 The Mario Lanza Institute will host its annual Christmas party at the Mario Lanza Museum, 1214 Reed St., on Dec. 2, from 1-4 p.m. The event will include...
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