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Dance company to perform at Carnegie Hall

Three Aksha dance company will perform traditional Indian dance at Carnegie Hall’s Festival of Dance, one of 12 companies in the country to be invited to perform.

Taffy, Indie want 2020 to be their year

Taffy is a 1-year-old, medium-sized mix who gets along well with most other dogs and loves to wrestle with her best buds. The dog has lived with kids aged 6 and 12 and did well...

Philabundance looking for volunteers

Philabundance is looking for volunteers as it continues its mission to drive hunger from communities in 2020. The organization that serves 90,000 people each week is looking for volunteers to help sort and pack over...

Calendar of Events: Jan. 16 – 23

Thursday, Jan. 16 EVENTS Afternoon Artists at the Tacony LAB Community Arts Center 2 to 4:30 p.m. Free. 6918 Torresdale Ave. Art history theme. Homeschooling families are welcome with children 6 and up. Students not being...

Local 22 honors firefighters, paramedics at ball

Several Local 22 members from the Northeast and all across the city were recognized for their combined 120 years of service.

Around Town

Volunteers needed for MLK Day Volunteers are needed for Take Back Your Neighborhood’s Martin Luther King Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers will pack canned goods for a...

Candid camera

Speed cameras have officially begun going up along Roosevelt Boulevard.

Pownall case could lead to changed in police use-of-force laws

A recent development in the case involving former police officer Ryan Pownall could have effects far beyond his murder trial and potentially reshape laws outlining when officers are allowed to use deadly force. Pownall’s trial,...

Cintioli leaves musical legacy

Benito “Benny” Cintioli, of Langhorne, a beloved store owner who helped many in Northeast Philadelphia discover their passion for music, died of congestive heart failure Jan. 5 at 85.  Cintioli was known for his generosity,...

Funeral on Wednesday for Marie Gallagher, educator at Little Flower and St. Hubert

A viewing and funeral Mass are scheduled for Wednesday for Marie Gallagher, a prominent educator whose career included stints at Little Flower and St. Hubert high schools. She was 72 and lived in Cherry...
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