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Officers in North Philadelphia shooting honored at toast

FOP 5 hosted Toast for our Ten, an event that recognized the officers who were shot in a North Philadelphia shooting last month.

Fringe Festival comes to Tacony with Wings of Paper’s Much to Do, Much to...

Last year, John Cambridge attended 23 shows of the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Soon after the festival ended, Cambridge began writing his own show. The end result was a play called Much to Do, Much to Fix,...

Soccer stars ready to shine

Last year didn’t provide any champions, but we did have three finalists. Once again, Northeast Philadelphia was home to some of the best girls soccer in the area and this year should be more of...

New season, same goals for Lines, FTC

Last year, the goal was to have a season. This year, the goal is to have another unforgettable one. Franklin Towne Charter High School ended the 2018 soccer season with a Public League championship, but it...

Cooking from the heart

Somerton’s Anna Lee has launched Healthy Meals by Anna, an upscale meal delivery service with customizable health options.

Police supporters hold “Back the Blue” rally in Mayfair

Supporters of the Philadelphia Police Department gathered Friday in Mayfair for a “Back the Blue” rally in the wake of a shooting that left six officers injured and amidst uncertainty over who will lead...

Soccer stars looking for championships

Local boys soccer teams have been dominating the Public League in recent years, and traditionally, the two Northeast Philadelphia teams that compete in the Catholic League are among the best high school teams in...

New season, new Dooley at Judge

Aidan Dooley has learned a lot about football from his older brothers. One tip they surely passed on was stay away from big hits from linemen. In his very first start for Father Judge High School,...

New Glen Foerd director visits ETCA

Ross Mitchell has big ideas for Glen Foerd on the Delaware.  Mitchell, who was hired as the historic mansion’s director in June, told residents at the Aug. 12 East Torresdale Civic Association meeting that he...

L&I to cite Maggie’s over patio; owner considering selling

The fight over outdoor dining at Maggie’s Waterfront Cafe is heating up. Inspectors from the Department of Licenses and Inspections visited the property on Thursday, days after a judge denied a motion by the restaurant’s...
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