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Author releases detective novel

A new fiction novel detailing the exploits of a local gumshoe is set to be released early next month. Titled Mason’s Philly: Discreet Denial, the book follows Mason Hall, a private detective in 1998 Philadelphia,...

25th Street Transportation Safety Study is open

The 25th Street Transportation Safety Study team is looking for ways to improve traffic and road conditions along 25th Street. The study covers the area from Washington Avenue to Passyunk Avenue. The study is...

Showcasing fashion in the Big Apple

Jacqueline City always wanted to make a big impression on the Big Apple. The disabled fashion designer from South Philly recently took New York by storm as she showcased her new line “After Midnight” on...

Flower Show returning to FDR Park

The Philadelphia Flower Show will return to South Philly’s FDR Park in 2022. Following the success of the first outdoor event in the show’s 192-year history, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society announced a return to FDR...

Boxing promoter Peltz releases book

Fifty years of boxing stories have been punched into a 404-page book, chronicling the life of boxing promoter J Russel Peltz. Peltz, who grew up in the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia, promoted more than 1,000...

HS Sports roundup 9/27

Days went by. Then weeks. The South Philadelphia High School girls soccer team was starting to wonder if this season was going to be just like last fall, when the slate of games was moved...

GAMP recognized for academic excellence

The Girard Academy Music Program in South Philadelphia received Blue Ribbon national recognition for academic excellence. GAMP, a fifth through 12th-grade school in Girard Estate, was one of 325 schools nationwide and one of only...

Photo gallery: Southern boys soccer

South Philadelphia High School's boys soccer team defeated Franklin Learning Center on Tuesday to raise their record to 2-1 on the season. Photo gallery by Mark Zimmaro  

Fundraiser for black LGBTQ+

The Feminist Flea Market and Craft Fair will host an outdoor market at Love City Brewing on Sept. 25 from noon to 7 p.m. There will be more than 40 vendors selling handmade clothing and...

Photos: Southern vs. Furness girls soccer

The South Philadelphia High School girls soccer team defeated Horace Furness 3-0 on Tuesday at the South Philly Super Site. Hanna Speizman scored twice and Virginia Bruck added another goal for the Rams in...
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