• John’s Roast Pork Burglarized

    Third District officers responded to a report of a Burglary at “John’s Roast Pork” sandwich shop.

  • Bring on Cardinal O’Hara

    The Neumann-Goretti girls’ basketball team will be taking on the Lions in tonight’s Catholic League semifinal, with the winner earning a trip to The Palestra.

  • Neighborhood Chatter: Open House

    When compiling a list of South Philly places that have been around forever, F. A. Bregy School, 1700 Bigler St., definitely deserves mention

  • Kings and queens

    The Bregy School chess team is strategizing for upcoming state and national competitions.  

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Free slices at SliCE

  SliCE is celebrating its 10th Anniversary with a free pizza slice giveaway today (Feb. 24 only) from 11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.


The Trump record  

Barely three weeks into his term of office, the president has already established quite a record.


The swords are out

The last presidency that had this rough a start was William Henry Harrison. Harrison died of pneumonia one month after his inauguration. In the case of the Trump administration, the new president has shot himself in the foot so often, our last best hope is that his six-shooter is finally empty and some kind soul has hidden the rest of his ammunition.  


Suspected suicide at Tasker-Morris Station

Service on SEPTA’s Broad Street Line was shut down on Wednesday as a result of a suspected suicide. 


Sports Briefs 2-23-17

Jerla honored  Marist College junior pitcher Charlie Jerla (Neumann-Goretti) was named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week on Tuesday. The award, which is the first of his career, is a result of his dominating performance against the Bucknell Bison. The right-hander pitched 5.2 inning of shutout baseball, and allowed just two hits to go along with eight strikeouts. The Red Foxes won the game, 5-0.  


Responding to ‘Kvetching’

On Saturday, Feb. 18, “Jane Roe”, a/k/a Norma McCorvey, died at the age of 69 from heart failure.


Protecting Marron

Following in Kevin Costner’s footsteps, Judson Mills has the task of protecting a superstar singer in “The Bodyguard.” 


Neighborhood Chatter: Open House

When compiling a list of South Philly places that have been around forever, F. A. Bregy School, 1700 Bigler St., definitely deserves mention


A Mummery concept

South Philly Bar and Grill, 1235-37 East Passyunk Ave., is bringing back its “Sunday Mummers” promotion to help support all Mummers and related groups.


Live long, and prosper

Beer me up, Scotty. And not just any beer will do. On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the landmark sci-fi TV adventure, “Star Trek” has its own series of brews produced by a small group of fans based in, of all places, Vulcan, Alberta.

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Suspected suicide at Tasker-Morris Station

Service on SEPTA’s Broad Street Line was shut down on Wednesday as a result of a suspected suicide. 

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The Trump record  

Barely three weeks into his term of office, the president has already established quite a record.