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Special lunch for Protestant Home workers

CareGivers America, Mission BBQ and state Rep. Jared Solomon last week teamed up to feed the staff at the Philadelphia Protestant Home. Anthony Manzo, president and CEO of PPH, was among those who accepted the...

Maternity BVM holds new kind of Spirit Day

  Maternity BVM faculty and staff last week organized a drive-by parade on what would normally be Spirit Day. Principal Mary Zawisza and the Rev. Paul Quinter, the church pastor, joined teachers on both sides of...

Oak Street Health pivots to telehealth

Dr. Melissa Rosato was used to caring for patients in person, but when the COVID-19 pandemic caused a shutdown, her work experience changed. Oak Street Health pivoted to mostly providing services for its patients...

Art in isolation studio tour Thursday at 2 p.m. on Zoom 

Join artist Ed Belbruno for a virtual studio tour on Thursday, May 28, at 2 p.m. Belbruno will share his workspace as he showcases pieces that have been created and inspired by the coronavirus isolation. Belbruno...

American flags still flying in Mayfair

The Mayfair Civic Association and the Community Development Corporation continue their American flag initiative. For the last decade or so, the organizations have been hanging American-made American flags along Rowland Avenue, from Frankford Avenue to...

Some data as Philadelphia gets ready to enter “yellow” phase

The city on Tuesday reported 21,738 confirmed coronavirus cases, with 5,473 of those cases in the Northeast. That accounts for 25.18 percent of citywide cases. An interactive map of cases broken down by ZIP code...

Northampton Township continues Memorial Day tradition

The Northampton Township Veterans Advisory Commission is continuing its annual Memorial Day ceremony to honor the military. The commission used all precautions in lieu of the COVID-19 pandemic in creating the pre-recorded video. View the video...

St. John Cantius mourning loss of pastor Joseph Zingaro

Parishioners at St. John Cantius Catholic Church in Bridesburg continue to mourn the passing of their pastor, the Rev. Joseph J. Zingaro, who died after testing positive for the coronavirus. Zingaro was admitted to the...

FOP chaplain blesses Jefferson Torresdale healthcare workers

Amidst caring for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers at Jefferson Torresdale Hospital were blessed by a reverend for their efforts. Members of Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5, police and hospital staff...

Nazareth Academy welcomes seniors back to campus

Nazareth Academy High School last week welcomed seniors to visit campus, individually, to pick up their diplomas. The girls arrived on the front chapel steps in their caps and gowns, which were delivered to their...
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