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Every year, the Local has made a tradition of republishing excerpts from a year’s worth of the most interesting stories. The year 2020, however, was different. It was really one long story with … more
E.B. O’Reilly and Associates, HVAC specialists, have proposed replacing their office at 30 West Highland Avenue with eight townhouses. more
Test results reported over the weekend, after the Christmas holiday, totaled 1,504 cases for four days. For the last day of 2020, the city reported 1,090 cases of COVID-19, marking the week’s highest daily count. more
A study released this month from the Pew Research Center reported that most Americans (60%) who now work from home would like to continue doing so. But what about the many workers who can’t? more
Carl Drake has teamed up with Rob and Vanessa Mullen, owners of Campbell's Place, to open Mimi's Café at 184 E. Evergreen Ave., which had been vacant since The Top of the Hill Market and Café closed. more
A host of Northwest Philadelphia neighbors have banded together to help an 8-year-old girl from Ecuador receive the necessary medical attention she needs. more
A proposed four-story market rate apartment building on Chew Ave. and Slocum St. sparked neighbor concerns this month as developers sought support for an upcoming Zoning Board of Adjustment hearing. more
Chestnut Hill Hospital has received 205 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and this week began to inoculate staff. more
As the first COVID-19 vaccine arrived in the city this week, Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley discussed vaccine trial findings and the city’s distribution plan. The Pfizer vaccine, … more
The holiday spirit is alive on the Avenue, and with just a week left until the festivities, there is no better time to finish your gift list than now. more
Philadelphia NOW, Pennsylvania NOW and the Philadelphia Commission for Women sponsored a well-attended virtual Town Hall on HB 40, which would establish a U.S. congressional commission to study and … more
Every Friday in December, shoppers are asked to use their holiday shopping to support the local community with “Shop Black Business Friday.” more
At their monthly Workshop meeting on Monday, December 7, all of the Township’s Commissioners signed a letter supporting Governor Wolf’s efforts to participate in RGGI, joining the first group of the Montgomery County municipalities to do so.  more
A sharp increase in daily case counts of coronavirus after Thanksgiving leads Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley to urge residents to continue to avoid indoor gatherings for the … more
Even for those who are not necessarily employed in essential services, such as grocery stores and hospitals, work must continue, albeit from a safe distance. more
Cecil Baker, the principal of architectural firm Cecil Baker + Partners, said in a phone interview last week he is happy with the progress of the firehouse, Engine 37, addition construction. more
West Mt. Airy Neighbors (WMAN) had plans for 2020. While this year has been different, adjustments have kept members busy. more
The Philadelphia Cricket Club has taken the image off of the entrance signs at its two club locations and announced a plan for the continued use of the logo only within club facilities. more
Political junkies will most likely remember the name Bob O'Donnell, a Chestnut Hill resident (near Valley Green Inn) for the past 29 years. O'Donnell, 77, a long-time resident of Northwest Philly … more
Philadelphia NOW, Pennsylvania NOW, and the Philadelphia Commission for Women will sponsor a virtual Town Hall, “Moving Forward on Racial Equity” on December 6 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. … more
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