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City Council passes 10th District food truck ban

Legislation prohibiting food trucks and street vendors in Councilman Brian O’Neill’s 10th District easily passed City Council on Thursday. Sidewalk sales are already banned in the Sixth Council District, so the bill will effectively prevent...

Dreaming in color

Alice Owens, 80, of Wissinoming, has been painting almost her entire life, and her artwork is on display for the first time ever at Tacony LAB Community Arts Center.

Family, friends mourn loss of firefighter

The pews at St. Dominic Catholic Church were packed Friday morning as family, friends and others came to mourn and remember Dennis McDaniels, a Philadelphia firefighter who died June 2 while competing in a...

Dydak makes pitch for perfect season

It's hard being a pitcher. Devyn Dydak knew that when she first stepped into the circle. And every time the recent Nazareth Academy High School senior uncorked a throw, she knew what she was doing...

History comes to life in June

Plenty of historical figures, from a soldier trusted by George Washington to the father-in-law of Betsy Ross, roamed the grounds of Trinity Church, Oxford on June 1 for the church’s first history day. The church...

O’s baby: Baltimore drafts Judge’s Hammer

Dan Hammer always knew the day would come. But that’s about the only thing he expected on his big day. Hammer, a 2016 graduate of Father Judge High School, has been a top flight pitcher for...

Making a change

Fourth- through eighth-grade students showcased their research into social change subjects at the Young Heroes Impact Celebration.

A fresh look

Empowering Cuts gave free haircuts to individuals in need for 24 hours in hopes of raising money for a mobile barbershop.

Godwin Kabanda brings home the gold

Godwin Kabanda almost didn’t run. He did, and he ended up making history. Kabanda is a senior on the Northeast High School track team and during the Public League championships, he was a few feet shy...

Police, DA’s Office talk crime, quality of life in 15th District

Neighbors and law enforcement officials gathered at Holmesburg Recreation Center last week for a lengthy and wide-ranging discussion about crime and quality-of-life issues. A panel that included 15th Police District Capt. John Walker, state Rep....
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