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West Philly residents get third extension on affordable housing

Dozens of people living at the University City Townhomes now have until the end of the year to search for new homes.

  • Affordable housing subsidies were set to expire Oct. 7 at the West Philly complex, but the landlord reached an agreement with the federal government to extend the contract again, through Dec. 27.

Residents say it’s not enough time — and is only a stopgap. “I just think that they should just allow the property to stay as is,” one organizer told Billy Penn.

The University City Townhomes on the 3900 block of Market Street in West Philly

The University City Townhomes on the 3900 block of Market Street in West Philly

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Eagles fans take over Washington’s stadium — and get crafty

The Eagles took on the Commanders and emerged victorious in a road game that had so much green in the stands, it almost looked like the Linc.

  • It felt like a home game,” quarterback Jalen Hurts said after the 24-8 win in Washington DC. The Eagles are now one of just three undefeated teams in the league.

Extra schadenfreude: The win was against Carson Wentz — check out how fans have doctored his No. 11 jersey into one repping wide receiver A.J. Brown.

A former Carson Wentz Eagles jersey repurposed as an A.J. Brown jersey

A former Carson Wentz Eagles jersey repurposed as an A.J. Brown jersey

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Mayor Kenney delivers remarks at the funeral of Tiffany Fletcher, the Parks & Rec employee who was killed when caught in the crossfire while working at the Mill Creek Playground (11 a.m.).


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📚 NYT bestselling author Andrea Wulf lands at the German Society on Spring Garden to talk about her newest book, “Magnificent Rebels.” Tickets start at $10. (6 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30)

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