• Mike Cemprola running the reed option

    Quite familiar with the artistic appeal of each, Mike Cemprola knows that Philadelphia often finds itself in the shadow of New York City yet holds that the former possesses a superior personality.

  • Attempted rapist on the loose

    At 1:30 a.m. April 20, the complainant was walking on the 1300 block of Wharton Street when an unknown male approached her from behind and forced her to the ground, Lt. John Stanford, of the Office of Public Affairs, said.

  • Knights on the town

    Head coach Joe DeStefano considers the baseball players at Philadelphia Performing Arts: A String Theory Charter School “a calm group.”

  • Philly voted (for Clinton and Trump)!

    Presidential elections always bring out the vote. You may have seen the legions of civically-proud South Philadelphians yesterday wearing their “I Voted Today” stickers (or “He Votado Hoy”) or noticed the myriad polling places buzzing with campaign supporters and emblazoned with candidate posters.

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Who’s the fairest?

Don’t get me wrong, I don’t mind paying my fair share. The key word, though, is “fair.”


Which recent death of a celebrity has proven the most shocking or upsetting to you?

“I have been a big fan of Prince since childhood, so his death stunned me. His passing just seemed so sudden. I have so many memories of him. His music was awesome.”


Undue credit

Authorities are hoping surveillance video and public input can lead to the arrest of a man who pulled off a theft in Girard Estate.


SEPTA grant greenlights electric bus pilot

The Federal Transit Administration bestowed $2.6 million for two South Philly bus routes to test new technology.

With an approximately $2.5 Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant, announced April 19, SEPTA will begin the process of piloting an electric bus program using Routes 29 and 79 as a laboratory.


Rosemarie’s Seafood Pizza

Kraft Foods let us know in 1964 that “there’s always room for Jell-o.” We had known for centuries before that slogan appeared that there will perennially be space for pizza, too, and Rosemary Maglio gives us a goodie this week with her Seafood Pizza creation.


Relative unease

The Attorney General’s office filed charges against a Grays Ferry husband and wife for allegedly committing Medicaid fraud.


Primary witnesses

So, did your candidates emerge victorious on Tuesday? Are you shocked with the turnout in certain races, especially the presidential candidate contests?


Pho-ladelphia’s Cold Cut Banh Mi and Pho Tai

While many of us clamor for clarity and certainty, occasionally being incorrect can end up being quite conducive to claiming contentment.


Philly voted (for Clinton and Trump)!

South Philadelphians swarmed polling places in a hyped presidential primary, but local elections proved just as important.

Presidential elections always bring out the vote. You may have seen the legions of civically-proud South Philadelphians yesterday wearing their “I Voted Today” stickers (or “He Votado Hoy”) or noticed the myriad polling places buzzing with campaign supporters and emblazoned with candidate posters.


Neighborhood Gathering 4-28-2016

Community Relations Council holds a Community Relations Meeting 8:30 a.m. May 3 at Philadelphia Job Corps (first floor dining room), 2810 S. 20th St. Anderson.Gail@jobcorps.org.

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Undue credit

Authorities are hoping surveillance video and public input can lead to the arrest of a man who pulled off a theft in Girard Estate.