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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.

Intergenerational kindness

Senior residents at Wesley Enhanced Living’s Pennypack Park location hosted a month-long school supply drive to collect money and supplies for Presentation BMV School.

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...

Kids surprise Kenney at new preschool

Kids at The Children’s Place in Tacony, a new preschool facility, surprised Mayor Jim Kenney for his birthday Aug. 7.
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