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Police make 429 arrests over weekend

Philadelphia Police responded to a significant amount of crime over the weekend, according to recent police reports. Police released a statement on Monday afternoon stating that 429 arrests were made between Saturday and Sunday. The...

Off-duty cop shot in South Philly

An off-duty police officer from Philadelphia’s 3rd District was shot in the leg while assisting fellow police in apprehending an armed man inside a South Philadelphia pharmacy on Friday morning. According to police, Lieutenant Robert...

Drive-through food site opening at Citizens Bank Park

Philabundance is opening a weekly drive-through emergency food distribution site at Citizens Bank Park. Starting May 29, residents can pick up one share of food provisions in their vehicle on Fridays from 9 a.m....

South Philly Food Co-op hosting virtual events

The South Philly Food Co-op is hosting virtual events throughout June. On June 4, from 10-11 a.m., join Wanda Johnson, Colleen Walsh, and others for Coffee With the Co-op to learn about our new non-perishable...

Local restaurants paying it forward through Off Their Plate donation

As a business owner, Jill Weber has always believed in lending a helping hand to the community. A strong supporter of schools, the arts, charities, and disaster relief efforts, Weber’s three South Philly establishments...

City asking for resident feedback on Washington Ave project

City officials are looking for resident feedback on designing new traffic patterns for Washington Avenue. A major federally funded repaving and improvement project is slated for 2021, and residents have the opportunity to weigh in...

Barbacoa opens kitchen to support hunger drive

Photo by Mike Prince As business owners who live walking distance from their restaurant, Cristina Martinez and Ben Miller saw the immediate need to feed hungry neighbors. The married couple owns the South Philly Barbacoa at...

Council leadership: Philly, we can drive down COVID-19 cases

By Darrell L. Clarke, Cherelle Parker, Curtis Jones Jr. and Mark Squilla Every day, we hear new numbers. One day, it is 314. The next day, it is 224. Every number is a real person...

LoMo says ‘thank you’ to support staff at Methodist

The Lower Moyamensing Civic Association is making sure certain vital workers aren’t being forgotten. The civic group, which encompasses the areas from Snyder to Oregon avenues and 7th to Broad streets, delivered care packages to...

SPBA gives back to Penn Medicine

South Philadelphia Business Association gave back by delivering food to the nurses and doctors at Penn Medicine at 8th and Spruce. (Contributed Photo).
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