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Meet a Health Hero Semifinalist: Cheryl Hardy

» You can vote for Cheryl Hardy here from September 4th through October 2nd.  Name: Cheryl Hardy Role: Program volunteer at Hank Gathers Recreation Center, a recreation center in North Philly […]


WATCH: Wild Police Chase Ends With Arrest on North Philly Rooftop

A 25-year-old man described by police as a “menace to society” was arrested on Wednesday after leading officers on a wild chase through the city […]


Police: Temple Student Shot Dead in Off-Campus Apartment

Temple University officials have confirmed that one of their students was shot and killed by an unknown assailant in his off-campus apartment on Saturday night. […]


PPD Announces First Gun Buyback Event of 2018

In the wake of an increased call for firearm safety and further regulation, the Philadelphia Police Department has announced that their first gun buyback event […]

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WATCH: Man Shoots Gun Into North Philly Home

Philadelphia police are searching for a man who shot a gun into a North Philly home earlier this month. Officials say the incident occurred around […]


Now’s Your Chance to Get In on the Ground Floor of the Beury Building

“The transit-oriented development we wasted” is about to be wasted no more. And the people who are bringing what may be the most prominent abandoned […]


5 Takeaways from the North Philly Candidates Meet & Greet

“The people of North Philly don’t stop, they don’t get broken down, and they care.” That was event organizer Malcolm Kenyatta-Green’s main takeaway from Tuesday night’s […]


Verdant Temple Pilot Project Nears Completion, Master Plan Revealed

Yes, Temple University has a massive redesign plan in store for its main campus. But in case you missed our sneak peek from earlier in the […]


Sustainable North Philly Building Named “Project of the Year” by U.S. Green Building Council

It seems there’s always more that can be done when it comes to efforts intended to make a city more sustainable,  but it goes without saying […]


North Philly Bill Cosby Mural Defaced, Finally Painted Over for Good

The 2008 Father’s Day mural in North Philly featuring Bill Cosby situated prominently among world leaders like Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King Jr. was recently defaced […]


Headlines: Fully Funded, Cultural Center Set to Break Ground in North Philly

A new arts and community center is set to break ground in the Fairhill section of North Philly. According to Ashley Hahn of PlanPhilly’s Eyes […]


Long-Awaited North Philly Health Center Has Ribbon Cutting Today

Post by Project HOME. The Stephen Klein Wellness Center has been in the Project HOME pipeline for years, and today the 28,000-square-foot health center finally […]


Lesbian Shot in Broad Daylight in North Philly

Philadelphia Gay News reports that a local lesbian woman was shot and killed in broad daylight this week in North Philadelphia. More: Kim Jones, 56, was […]


Pregnant Woman, Baby Dead in North Philly Shooting

A pregnant woman and her baby died after an overnight shooting in North Philly. It’s the second time in two weeks a pregnant woman has […]


Philadelphia Gets $30M for Neighborhood Near Temple

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced $120 million in grants to four cities, including Philadelphia. The city will get $30 million from […]