Every acquaintance of Anton Moore knows of his passion for promoting and preserving South Philly as a haven for hope, with his drive leading to frequent frustration when violence strikes and radiant rapture when accord occurs.
Following his undergraduate days at Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales, now DeSales University, Damon Bonetti, though pleased with his performance record, realized he needed more immersion into the theatrical world to craft consistent executions of roles.
So many people hold her father, Tim Mackey, in such high regard that Katrina Mackey-Callahan has often heard them wish they could belong to her family.
Local South Philly high schools send baseball members to the All-Legaue teams.
A man parted with various possessions, including $500, in a West Passyunk-situated incident.
A West Passyunk man supposedly shot his father as the patriarch conveyed him to a rehabilitation facility last week.
Authorities met with West Oak Lane resident Terrance Stockton on the afternoon of April 9, questioning the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania patient about a gunshot wound to his torso.
By Joseph Myers
Keegan McKoskey has always conducted himself as a confident contributor to the baseball team at Prep Charter High School, 1928 Point Breeze Ave., so when his club yielded seven first-inning runs Monday, he believed the Huskies would overcome the deficit and score a thrilling victory.
A man suffered a single gunshot wound in West Passyunk last week.
Police are looking for a man who opportunistically took a woman’s wallet in West Passyunk.
A 20-year-old local will spend up to 17 years in prison for his role in a West Passyunk shootout.
» COMMUNITY PROFILE
Boundaries: 18th to 25th streets, Mifflin Street to Passyunk Avenue
Origin of Name: Native-American in its roots, but later settled by Swedes.
Brief History: The well-traveled West Passyunk Avenue has long been a draw for business owners. Auto mechanics, lawyers, realtors and hairdressers are among those hanging out their shingles.
Famous Residents: Vincent Scarza, of 21st and McKean streets, produced of music scores including Live Aid in 1985; Joseph Stefano, who grew up on 21st Street and Snyder Avenue, wrote the screenplays for Alfred Hitchcock’s "Psycho" as well as "The Black Orchid," "The Naked Dead" and "Two Bits," which starred Al Pacino.
Major Landmarks: Holy Ghost Byzantine Church, 2310 S. 24th St., founded in 1891
Architecture: Mostly rowhouses that many residents use a part of for office space.
U.S. Congressional District: 2nd, Chaka Fattah (D)
Pennsylvania Governor: Tom Corbett (R)
State Senate District 1st, Lawrence M. Farnese Jr. (D)
City Council District: 2nd, Kenyatta Johnson (D)
Police District: 1st, Capt. Louis Campione and Community Relations Officer Paul Bryson
Civic Groups: West Passyunk Neighborhood Association
Schools: Stephen Girard Elementary School, 1800 Snyder Ave.; The Preparatory Charter School of Mathematics, Science, Technology & Careers, 1928 Point Breeze Ave.; Universal Vare School, 2100 S. 24th St.;
Parks/Playgrounds Smith Playground, 24th and Jackson streets.