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By Joseph Myers

Cahillites halt Saints' streak

One could devote days to pondering “could have” scenarios from Monday’s Catholic League boys’ basketball championship game at The Palestra, which Roman Catholic High School, won, 64-59, over Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School, 1736 S. 10th St.

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Posted Feb. 26, 2015 | Comments: 0

NEWS > FEATURES

By Bill Chenevert

Neumann-Goretti keeping the faith

Desperate times call for desperate measures. While Ss. John Neumann and Maria Goretti High School, 1736 S. 10th St., isn’t necessarily desperate, it’s close.

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Posted Feb. 27, 2015 | Comments: 4

EPRW: Dinner options

The third annual East Passyunk Restaurant Week is in full swing - taking place through Saturday — and patrons have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious three-course meal for $15, $25 or $35 per person.

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Posted Feb. 24, 2015 | Comments: 3

Around South Philly 2-26-2015

Brauhaus Schmitz, 718 South St. rallied revelers Feb. 12 for its Karneval Party.

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Posted Feb. 26, 2015 | Comments: 0

OPINION > CARDELLA

By Tom Cardella

The homefront

I’m reading James Ellroy’s “Perfidia,” a fictionalized account of Los Angles at the beginning of World War II. Suddenly I’m back, caught in that vortex of time. Memories long buried bubble to the surface.

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Posted Feb. 26, 2015 | Comments: 4

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