• Shocking Chaka

    Chaka Fattah, an 11-term Democrat representing Pennsylvania’s 2nd congressional district, which includes parts of South Philadelphia, will face sentencing Oct. 4 after his trial ended with a jury finding him guilty on 22 counts related to bribery, fraud, money laundering, and racketeering.

  • Nun shall pass

    A Lower Moyamensing resident is proving delighted  and delightful in donning a  habit as a “Sister Act” cast member.

  • The patience of the Saints

    A year after falling in the final, an East Passyunk Crossing baseball team claimed a state championship. 

  • Keeping libraries alive and thriving

    While a brand new South Philly Branch has started checkouts, the Fumo Family Branch has temporarily closed due to heat.

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What is your reaction to the impending implementation of Mayor Jim Kenney’s sugary-beverages tax?

“It reminds me of other taxes under [former mayor Michael] Nutter because I doubt the City will use the money for the intended purposes. It’s another measure that makes me wonder who we can trust.”


Triggering action

Obviously, these gun control issues need to be addressed immediately. The time is now. Congress can no longer permit the National Rifle Association to influence its decisions.


Sports briefs 6-23-2016

Under coach Bobby Pierce, the SEYAA Orioles captured the 7-8 age division championship June 14 at Seventh Street and Bigler Avenue, with some of the youngsters having also claimed the 4-6 title with him two years ago.


South Broad’s Conventional beauty

The DNC Host Committee announced some significant projects that will beautify North and South Broad Street in July.


So much choice, so little time

It all started with a simple question. Uncle Nunzi was reading Dear Abby. A reader asked, “Is it okay if I use body lotion on my face?” Uncle turned to me after reading the question out loud.


Shocking Chaka

A member of the U.S. House of Representatives ended up convicted in a federal racketeering case Tuesday.

Chaka Fattah, an 11-term Democrat representing Pennsylvania’s 2nd congressional district, which includes parts of South Philadelphia, will face sentencing Oct. 4 after his trial ended with a jury finding him guilty on 22 counts related to bribery, fraud, money laundering, and racketeering.


Rosina’s Pound Cake

Dating back to the 18th century, pound cake has definitely put in the time in proving itself a delicious dessert option.


For the record

In the Feb. 25 story titled “The Top 12 Development Sites We’ll Watch Through 2016,” the South Philly Review used the term “blowback” to refer to reactions that Celeste Morello had received for some of her nominations to the Philadelphia Historical Commission.


Quartet causes calamity

Police are after five figures who assaulted two people in Passyunk Square.


A placid pooch

The temperature hit 91 degrees on Father’s Day, a fairly unpleasant digit for humans and dogs alike. This four-legged friend decided to take a break outside La Casa de tu Madre.

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South Broad’s Conventional beauty

The DNC Host Committee announced some significant projects that will beautify North and South Broad Street in July.

Latest Opinion

What is your reaction to the impending implementation of Mayor Jim Kenney’s sugary-beverages tax?

“It reminds me of other taxes under [former mayor Michael] Nutter because I doubt the City will use the money for the intended purposes. It’s another measure that makes me wonder who we can trust.”