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Remembering Joey Giardello

South Philadelphians once again remembered beloved South Philly boxing legend Joey Giardello at the annual birthday memorial. Kicking off the day-long four-part tribute, Giardello Statue committee members Fred Druding Jr. and Charlie Sgrillo joined...

Flyers a franchise without a direction

It wasn’t the empty fish hook on free agent day that left the village starving. Just a few months after the Philadelphia Flyers finished the 2021-22 season with the fourth-worst record in the National Hockey...

Upgrades unveiled at Capitolo

The city’s soccer footprint was enlarged with the completion of a new project at Capitolo Playground.  City officials joined the Philadelphia Union Foundation and Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer to cut the ribbon on a $1...

Flyers have tough decision with Lindblom

The Philadelphia Flyers have a decision to make. Well, they have many. But in particular, the National Hockey League’s buyout window opened on July 1 and teams can exercise their right to buy out players...

Flyers need to start building through the draft

Just five years ago, the Colorado Avalanche were bad. Really bad. Colorado had finished dead last in the league with 48 points in a full 82-game season. Then things got worse in the offseason, or...

Which Flyers will thrive under new coach?

John Tortorella may not be for everybody. His brutal honesty and hard-nosed approach to coaching hockey games usually makes people pick a side very quickly in terms of a love-hate relationship. But there’s no denying that...

Olympic gold medalists encourage young athletes

U.S. Olympic gold medalists Erin Jackson (speed skating, left) and Simone Manuel (swimming, center) joined Dalila Wilson-Scott, Comcast’s chief diversity officer, for a career panel and goal-setting workshop with Girls Inc. members at 1901...

Big plans in store at Vare Rec

There was a time when Vare Recreation Center was one of the most attractive and active spots in the city. Over time, the 3.6-acre site at 26th and Morris streets in Grays Ferry had fallen...

Give Rangers credit for playoff run

The New York Rangers were eliminated on Saturday and it wasn’t the joyous occasion it should have been. That would normally be music to Flyers fans’ ears as the hated Broadway Blueshirts were sent packing...

Neumann-Goretti wins District 12 championship; 4 Saints are All-Catholic

The Neumann-Goretti High School baseball team reeled in the PIAA 3A District 12 championship by defeating Philadelphia Academy Charter, 16-1, at LaSalle High School on June 2. Sophomore Christian Cerone led the way with two...
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