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

An open book

The Agora Virtual Book Club held its first in-person meeting where many virtual charter school classmates read and met each other for the first time.

Bustleton resident releases professional development book

For most writers, publishing a book is a massive undertaking. But not for Donna Bacon. In her extensive career, she had compiled so many notes via journaling that putting together an entire book didn’t seem...

Entirely online car buying dealership opens in Northeast Philly

When you order a bag of snacks and other convenience store items from goPuff, sometimes it comes with a free item, like a surprise Butterfinger bar hidden at the bottom of the bag. Now, if...

Game pits officers against Lincoln staff

Hours before the Sixers played the Raptors in Game 6 at the Wells Fargo Center, a first-of-its-kind basketball game tipped off in the gym at Lincoln High School. A group of Lincoln staff members on...

Holocaust survivor turns 100

Gunter Hauer, a Holocaust survivor and retired record executive, celebrated his 100th birthday Tuesday, May 7, at the Philadelphia Protestant Home in Lawndale. Hauer was born in Berlin in 1919 and, as a teenager, attended...

Horses provide comfort to first responder kids in Bell’s Corner

Zoe DePaul spent about 30 minutes Sunday morning sweeping a horse barn in Bell’s Corner. It’s not how most 12-year-olds envision their weekend, but, for Zoe, being around the horses is comforting. Earlier in the...

A separated family

The arrest of an immigrant father leaves a Northeast family with a newborn baby struggling to pick up the pieces and bring their father home.

Labor of Love

Mayfair native Kathryn Ott Lovell reflects on her career as commissioner of the city Department of Parks and Recreation.

Team green

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation hosted an Arbor Day celebration in Frankford’s Overington Park to celebrate efforts to keep the city green.
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