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November 24 Southern Class of 1973 50th Reunion - from 7-11 p.m. at the IATSE Ballroom, 2401 S. Swanson St. Tickets are $85 per person. Cash bar, buffet dinner, door prizes, 360 Video and Photography....


Op-Ed Human life begins at conception By Gloria Endres As I was walking home earlier today, I was stopped by a young lady with a ribbon on her chest that said, "Planned Parenthood." She was panhandling for...

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,...

Community Calendar

November 15-16 The Chopin Project - At Chris’ Jazz Cafe, Jazz guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel and Swiss pianist Jean-Paul Brodbeck join forces for an historic collaboration on The Chopin Project, which reinterprets the music of Fréderic...

Around Town

Kenney congratulates Parker Mayor Jim Kenney shared his congratulations with Mayor-elect Cherelle Parker, who will become the 100th mayor of Philadelphia and the first female to hold that position. “Congratulations to Mayor-elect Cherelle Parker on this...

Letters to the Editor

The greener the better It was with deep gratitude that I read the article by Mark Zimmaro requesting volunteers to clean up our South Philly parks and green spaces during the Veterans Day weekend ("Time...

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...
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