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Philly partially in the Green

Philadelphia finally entered the state’s Green tier last Friday, though some restrictions will remain in place through July 3 as the area continues to battle the coronavirus. Mask wearing remains required in all businesses. Mayor Jim...

Congratulations to these Northeast Philly scholars

Gabriela Draganova graduated cum laude with a BS in luxury brand marketing and management as Susquehanna University closed its 162nd academic year. Draganova graduated from George Washington High School. •• Alvernia University announced its registered student...

Hermie and Luella looking for new homes

Hermie does great with people he meets. He is very friendly and social, and loves treats and pets. He is a dominant-personality boy who can go with a friendly/submissive girl dog, or he would...

Welcome to the world

Welcome to the world, Jaxson Drew Kalitz, son of Andrew Kalitz and Sam Schenkel. He was born June 17 at 5:13 p.m. at Holy Redeemer Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 3.4 ounces, and measured...

Group calls for respect for flag this July 4

As Independence Day approaches, a newly formed group called “Patriot” is urging people to respect the American flag. Members will begin to meet regularly on July 1, and they have designed hats and T-shirts that...

Major drug busts in Mayfair and Castor Gardens

U.S. Attorney William McSwain announced the arrest of six people in an alleged drug-trafficking case based in houses on the 1000 block of St. Vincent St. in Castor Gardens and the 2900 block of...

Around Town

Health talk series offered virtually Abramson Senior Care Healthy Brain & Memory Center and KleinLife announced a new virtual healthy talk series that will begin on Thursday, June 25, from 10 to 11 a.m. The program...

Some activities allowed beginning Friday

The city, at press time, reported 25,116 confirmed coronavirus cases. An interactive map of cases broken down by ZIP code can be found at phila.gov. “Some may think that the pandemic is no longer a big...

Giving back globally

When Morrell Park’s Sofia Cavicchia attended Independence Charter School, 16th and Lombard streets, she had the opportunity to learn Spanish and take a service trip as a seventh-grader to Colombia. Sofia enjoyed the trip to...

JEVS IT career readiness program now recruiting

Ever since Patrick Conroy joined the JEVS IT Career Readiness program, he hasn’t missed a day of class. Conroy is a student at MaST Community Charter School and every day he would travel to...
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