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Spirit of St. Joachim

About 10 volunteers gathered Saturday morning to spruce up a cemetery belonging to a Frankford church that closed six years ago. Their work, broken up only by the rumble of the “El” train from the...

Through the storm

Bustleton resident Dr. Malka al Saadi will speak at Northeast Regional Library about her autobiography Beyond the Sandstorm, which chronicles her life growing up in Iraq and coming to Philadelphia.

Back on his feet

Seven years after being told he would never walk, talk or hear again, Mike Weiner is heading home from Glendale Uptown Home in Rhawnhurst in what is regarded as nothing short of a miracle.

Rewarding work

JEVS Achievement through Counseling and Treatment (ACT II) has so far helped 10 individuals in recovery find employment through its new program.

A moving experience

Much To Do, Much To Fix, playing at a warehouse at 5200 Unruh Ave. until Sept. 22, spins audiences’ expectations around with a hand-crafted, moving set.

Somerton violinists to perform free concert this month

In the 1980s, Gregory Teperman was forced to quit his job as a violinist in a prominent Soviet orchestra to immigrate to the United States.  Igor Szwec came to Philadelphia from Austria in 1950 with...

Sharing his wisdom

Mayfair native Mike Brill released an autobiography Hello My Name is Santa that documents his childhood trauma and alcoholism – and the paths he took to recovery.

Looking fresh for school

Head Artist Barbershop, owned by Mayfair resident Ray Miller, gave out free haircuts and school supplies for kids about to start the new school year.

Back to school

Recent high school graduates and Army veterans are returning to the classroom this September – but some are trading in textbooks for tools and pursuing trades.

Cooking from the heart

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