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Officials tout energy efficiency at Northeast High School

The new windows, LED lights and ventilation systems at Northeast High School aren’t the most eye-catching renovations. However, officials say the school’s energy upgrades have made a real difference. The makeover was part of a...

Smith swims toward Notre Dame

Liam Smith tried every sport you can imagine. The senior at La Salle High School was a multisport athlete during his days at St. Christopher in Somerton. He played basketball and baseball, and he was...

Lots of change for local football teams

For some, it will be completely different. For others, it will be more of the same. Football season kicks off this weekend, and the local teams in the Catholic League will look very different this year,...

St. George brings big hits to Frankford from Chicago

Christian St. George wasn’t born in Frankford. But he was born to be a Pioneer. St. George is a senior at Frankford High School. He enrolled in the school as a sophomore after his family moved...

St. Dominic Church added to historic register; pastor unhappy

The oldest active Catholic church in Northeast Philadelphia was officially added Friday to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places. St. Dominic Church, which was built in 1897, was determined by the city’s Historical Commission to...

Using their voices

PhillyCAM has always been attentive to giving voices to minorities via public access radio and television, but Vanessa Graber and others from the team realized one of the biggest demographics was underrepresented on radio...

Sweet success

On Friday, Factory Donuts opened its third store, in Newtown, less than a month after unveiling its location in Media. Before the end of the year, Factory Donuts plans to open additional franchise stores in...

A successful night out

Hundreds gathered at locations such as Russo Park last week for National Night Out, an anti-crime initiative meant to boost relationships between police and communities.

Dawejko fighting for his family

Away from work, they don’t come much nicer than Joey Dawejko. Dawejko, of Tacony, is a loving fiancee to Maria Sagias, and the perfect father to the couple’s four daughters, Hailey, Jayla, Giamaria and Meadow. He’ll...

Ryan’s Nigro growing over summer

Tori Nigro was willing to work her way into the lineup. It just happened a lot quicker than most expected. Nigro is heading into her sophomore year at Archbishop Ryan High School, and last year as...
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