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The tech trek

Maternity BVM students on Friday participated in the school’s third annual Walk-A-Thon to celebrate raising over $33,000 to bring technology into the school.

Kenney, Henon break ground on Moss Playground renovation project

Mayor Jim Kenney joined Sixth District Councilman Bobby Henon and Wissinoming community members at a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday kicking off an $800,000 renovation project at Moss Playground, 5700 Torresdale Ave. Moss will be getting...

Goldstein talks business and education in Council campaign

Irina Goldstein, a Republican candidate for City Council at large, believes Philadelphia needs change after more than 60 years of Democratic rule. “There needs to be two parties at the table with equal say,” she...

National Wholesale Liquidators opens in Frankford

The discount store chain that declared bankruptcy in 2018 returned to Northeast Philadelphia and promises to be a store for the community.

Backtracking through history

Northeast Philadelphia History Network heard from Ed Duffy, author of Philadelphia: A Railroad History, which examines the development of the railroad industry in Philadelphia.

Father Judge earns $150,000 grant for new welding program

The Archdiocesan Educational Fund last week awarded Father Judge High School a grant of $150,000 for the 2019-2020 academic/fiscal year. The funded program will support the school’s welding program within its new Career & Technical...

Winter warriors: Northeast’s best honored

There were many highlights of the winter season. Wrestling was probably our best sport during cold months. We had a Catholic League and Public League champion from Northeast Philadelphia, and our guys did very well...

CORA Services continues addiction community series

State Rep. Joe Hohenstein is sponsoring the third CORA community conversation focusing on addiction and treatment, where attendees will receive information and be personally trained to administer Narcan.

Mayfair arts festival on Saturday afternoon

  The second annual Mayfair Spring Arts Festival will take place on Saturday, April 13, from noon to 3 p.m. Frankford Avenue will be closed between Princeton and Tyson avenues until 4 p.m. The event will...

ShopRite of Morrell Plaza celebrates fundraising success

The ShopRite of Morrell Plaza last week celebrated its efforts during National Hunger Action Month. Last September, ShopRite employees in six states participated in a friendly competition to support the company’s Partners in Caring hunger-fighting...
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