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Making the best of an awkward situation

On a 95-degree day in the middle of a balmy Philadelphia summer, Mayfair native Sean Hand found himself sweating in isolation in a stuffy, AC-free bar in Old City. He had offered to fill...

Carpenters, Glaziers build trophy cases for Bustleton Bengals

The Bustleton Bengals Youth Club is thanking members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters Local 158 and Glaziers Local Union 252 for donating their time to build three cases, two for trophies and one...

Heimerdinger taught players hard work, fun

If you follow high school basketball in Philadelphia, you know who Mark Heimerdinger is. You know he was the man who coached the Cardinal Dougherty High School basketball team for 29 years and led them...

Henon honors Judge students for heroic actions

City Councilman Bobby Henon was at Father Judge High School last week to honor seven students for coming to the aid of people in need. Henon presented citations to Chase Solter (class of 2023), Dominic...

Taylor Iarosis shows fight on, off field

Taylor Iarosis didn’t get to play soccer this fall. But that doesn’t mean she wasn’t able to get some kicks in. Iarosis is a senior at Little Flower High School, and in the fall when...

Deluisi earns all-state in final season

It wasn’t your typical soccer season. Usually, the Archbishop Ryan High School girls soccer team has a long list of goals, and among them are to win the Catholic League championship and to make a...

Fox Chase expert speaks about new COVID-19 strains

Just as vaccines to combat COVID-19 were approved for distribution, news of mutated strains of the virus originating around the world arose. Many questions about these new strains have arisen, including if the vaccine...

Judge’s Johnson hopes for grand senior year

  There was a time he could get by on skill alone. Then he got to high school. Nahseer Johnson is a senior shooting guard on the Father Judge High School basketball team, and prior to getting...

15th-century painting becomes local meme

  In an unexpected testament to the timelessness art can wield, a 1400s Early Netherlandish painting has recently blown up in the Northeast Philadelphia spotlight thanks to a social media observation that evolved into a...

Roache feeling at home at McDevitt

For most of her life, Kelly Roache has followed in her sister’s footsteps. In high school, she is blazing her own trail. Roache is a junior at Bishop McDevitt High School, and like her sisters, the...
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