Personal connections to the South Philly bakery span generations, state lines and, in some cases, international borders.
Generations of Owls, civic leaders, and Philadelphians came out to honor the school’s first Black woman president.
The $150k position is temporary, she said.
The benefit amount has doubled since the last time Margaux Murphy did this, but so have food prices.
It’s the first time the LCB has shuttered all 48 Philly stores for anything other than weather, a spokesperson said.
The city is considered to have “a wealth of vexillological riches.”
Would you like to knit a “Germantown” hat? How about a “Spruce Hill” vest?
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Is she stringing him along to wreck his Super Bowl chances? Hey, anything’s possible.
The new infusion of recruits won’t overcome the staffing shortage, but officials say it’s a start.
Or what about Congress? The “recovering elected official” isn’t ruling it out.
What’s a little water when you’re celebrating heritage and culture?
She was the first Black woman to hold a cabinet position in Pennsylvania, and is remembered for much more.
A Philly native, she’s focused on funding projects that advance social justice, equity and bilingualism.
From skyline shots in the fake windows to layouts that mimic rowhomes, the Swedish retailer is all about “local living solutions.”
Headlines of Yore
Delaware couple John and Mary Dunning did not have a happy marriage.
Food & Drink Scene
Shop owner Cortez Johnson, who’s also a film producer, grew up in the neighborhood and always wanted to revitalize a corner store.
A trio of teenage reporters talked to their peers about always being on their phone.
Power & Politics
Was Jeff Brown’s coordination with a super PAC “subverting the law” or business as usual?
A timeline of everything that’s happened so far regarding 76 Place.
A new report measures the pace of progress towards economic parity since the famed civil rights demonstration.
One of the messages mistakenly forwarded to Hall Monitor suggested the outlet’s reach was too small to warrant granting requests.
Gun violence prevention
Comparing a recent Gallup poll to crime statistics shows perception is not reality.
Five people were killed and several others injured by someone shooting an AR-style rifle “aimlessly,” police said.
A look at how the city has fared under its most recent top cops.
Reversing the shooting epidemic is a foremost task facing anyone who wants to lead the city.
Called ALICE, the controversial training is being implemented because the old procedure didn’t include the option to evacuate, the district says.
The district says it’ll have a master plan for dealing with facilities completed by June of next year.
“Once you come to Furness,” said Daniel Peou, “you are family.”
Mapping last year’s partial survey lets you see where each school stands compared to the rest.
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For evidence, look no further than this year’s Fringe Festival.
The village of Bird-in-Hand is just west of Intercourse, with Paradise to its south.
Anna Maria DiDio hopes to help other families deal with the trauma of adoption by making the challenges easy to talk about.
Neither the Schuylkill or Delaware pathways are continuous — yet.
Whoever they play in the wild card round, the Phils will be favored.
Unlike previous Septembers, the 2023 Phils could have a postseason berth locked up nice and early.
After a very short stint in the minors, the South Florida high school phenom is landing in the big leagues.
Should Castellanos have let the foul ball drop? Statisticians say the outfielder did the right thing.