Mayor announces big development plans in East North Philly

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To replace the barren land near Temple University's rail station in East North Philadelphia, the mayor recently announced plans to convert... Read more
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Southwest Philly native begins Round 2 of taking down the city's makeshift memorials

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Standing in his Southwest Philly neighborhood yesterday afternoon, at the corner of 54th Street and Kingsessing Avenue, Paul "Earthquake"... Read more

Stretching a dollar - and your legs - in University City

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What can you get for a dollar in these tough economic times? If you're in University City on Thursday, on Baltimore Avenue from 43d Street to 50th... Read more

At Girard College, a fund-raising walk around its wall and campus

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In a fund-raising effort, Girard College is urging people to walk through the high stone wall that surrounds the school's 43-acre campus in... Read more
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'Do you practice safe text?' Local group plans to catch you if you don't.

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It began when Juanita Duckett’s good friend Hennie was banged up in a car accident. Hennie Sullivan was sitting in a parked car,... Read more

After a "hard-fought battle," South Philly goes even greener

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Standing by the rose bushes of Columbus Square Garden yesterday, a band of neighbors unveiled a city first: stormwater planters. The coffin-like... Read more

City reaches its goal, raising enough money to open all pools this summer

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With a six-figure donation from First Niagara Bank, the city has reached its goal of opening all of its pools this summer. Officials of First... Read more

Radnor High School club gives computers to W. Phila. schools

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Students from a Delaware County high school club are using 40 refurbished laptop computers to make a connection with children at four elementary... Read more