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185 coronavirus cases in Northeast Philadelphia

The city has released a map breaking down the number of confirmed coronavirus cases and tests by ZIP code in Philadelphia. There are a total of 185 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Northeast Philadelphia ZIP...

Raiders good behind the scenes too

  You might not know their names, but if you’re a fan of the Raiders, you definitely know their work. If you follow how many points your favorite players on the Archbishop Ryan High School boys...

Ruk has MVP season for Bambies

Cassidy Ruk loves to be in charge. And not just on the basketball court. Ruk is a senior at St. Hubert High School, and this year she was the starting center on the basketball team. And...

Procession held in memory of O’Connor

Even while the city and world focus on the coronavirus pandemic, Philadelphia police and residents took time to honor the fallen Sgt. James O’Connor IV last Friday. Police hosted a near-hourlong vehicle procession along Knights...

City distributes more than 15,000 free meals to Northeast Philadelphia students

With School District of Philadelphia schools closed due to the spread of coronavirus, Dionne Jackson knew she wasn’t about to take a break. Jackson works in Mayfair Elementary’s kitchen, and when she heard the school...

Cantoral caps off great career

Gina Cantoral almost had her mind made up. But Ally McHugh put a cap on it. Cantoral is a senior swimmer at Little Flower High School, and after shadowing at Little Flower when she was in...

Wacker has kids off on right foot

Steve Wacker isn’t your typical stay-at-home dad. In fact, he’s usually busy as an assistant soccer coach at St. Joseph’s University. But last week, after the world was taken over by the coronavirus and NCAA shut...

Updated list of sites open for student meals

In light of the city and state emergency closures, the city, School District of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Housing Authority and several charter schools have created a new list of schools and community sites that are...

Snead has high hopes for Quakers

  Aleah Snead is always ready to put on a show. The Penn Charter High School freshman quickly became a star on the Quakers basketball team, but that’s not the only place she entertains large crowds. Like...

Lincoln’s Bender has strong season

Prior to becoming a Railsplitter, Shaquil Bender was a good basketball player. But he definitely needed some improvements. So when he transferred to Abraham Lincoln High School prior to his junior year, he needed work. A lot...
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