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Fiedler visits after-school programs across PA

The chairs of the state House After School Caucus, Reps. Elizabeth Fiedler and Doyle Heffley, visited two after-school programs last week as part of their After-School Program Tour.  On May 11, the caucus co-chairs toured...

Around Town

Evans introduces school repair bill Congressman Dwight Evans (D-3rd dist.) has introduced his innovative school-repair bill, which would make it easier for school districts to use the current federal historic rehabilitation tax credit to upgrade...

Letter to the Editor

Make school buildings safe again Thanks to a report in the South Philly Review ("Lawmakers want answers on school closings," May 10), I had to look up the words "Philadelphia House Delegation." I learned that...

Community Calendar

May 18 1st Police District PDAC Annual Community & Police Awards Night Fundraiser - From 6-8 p.m. at the Chapel of the Four Chaplains, 1201 Constitution Ave. inside the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Honoring police officers...

‘Mompreneurs’ raise money for charity

A group of “mompreneurs” held a fundraiser and morning of community service in South Philly to teach their kids the value of giving back on Mother’s Day. The event was held at Beehive at Bok...

Renovated library opens at Key School

Each colorful book on the sprawling, neatly-stacked shelves represents an opportunity. The Francis Scott Key School at 8th and Wolf streets cut the ribbon on a renovated library on the second floor of its school...

Farmers Market returning to South and Passyunk

About a decade ago, South Street shoppers and nearby residents had the unique opportunity to buy farm fresh foods right along the iconic stretch of trendy hotspots. Next month, it’s coming back. The South & Passyunk...

East Passyunk Sidewalk Sales return

On May 13, the East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District will hold its first Second Saturday Sidewalk Sale of the year, an all-day affair of shopping locally made goods, vintage finds and more throughout...

Community Calendar

May 10 Rising Voices 2 Opening Reception - from 5-8 p.m. at Studio Incamminati on the 7th floor of the Bok Building, 1901 S. 9th St., over 40 realist paintings by some of the nation’s...

Around Town

Fiedler, Pisciottano ‘Right to Organize’ bill clears House Labor & Industry Committee Legislation introduced by state Reps. Elizabeth Fiedler and Nick Pisciottano, which would give Pennsylvania workers the right to organize, was reported out of...
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