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On the road to Mummery

The stars seemed to align perfectly for Alexandria McIntyre. The fourth-generation Mummer always embraced New Year’s Day as a special occasion as she watched members of her family lead Bill McIntyre’s Shooting Stars Fancy Brigade...

Krasner praises guilty verdict in Christmas Eve 2016 murder

District Attorney Larry Krasner last Friday issued a statement on the first-degree murder conviction for Maurice Green, 34, for the fatal shooting of 81-year-old Marie Buck on Christmas Eve 2016 in her corner store...

Around South Philly: Universal Vare Charter School

  Principal Karen Howell-Toomer of Universal Vare Charter School, 24th Street and Snyder Avenue, disseminated more than 100 Thanksgiving baskets along with coats to student scholars and families of Universal Vare on Friday, Nov. 22.

Newbold has your cure for the summertime blues

If you’re already suffering from the summertime blues, Tim Lidiak, president of Newbold CDC’s board of directors, has the cure for you. With Lidiak’s help, Newbold CDC is putting on the second annual Newbold...

Meet Remark Glass, Philly’s first Zero Waste Certified business

Mayor Jim Kenney first signed the executive order that created the city’s Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet, which is charged with creating a comprehensive plan for waste reduction and litter prevention. “A clean Philadelphia is...

Bradley: Candidates deserve fair shake from media

By Michael C. Bradley On May 16, the Philadelphia Gay News released its endorsements for the upcoming elections. Editor and owner Mark Segal prefaced his endorsements by stating that PGN does “not endorse based solely...

Whitman/Pennsport neighborhoods see new affordable housing complex for seniors

City officials and representatives from Presby’s Inspired Life, a not-for-profit, faith-based organization that provides care and affordable housing for seniors, gathered at 5th and Cantrell Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the opening of Cantrell Place,...

Perfect Fit

My idea of a great summer Saturday is being in Sea Isle City with...

Pocket Change

Taxes, oil, recession! If you've picked up a paper, flipped through the channels or simply walked outside in the last...

What’s in a name?

The 90-year-old Passyunk Branch of the Free Library soon will have a new name. The change is a controversial one, however, because of the name the library won't have. Historian Joseph Vendetti...
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