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The upcoming Democratic primary on May 16 is an event of considerable importance for the residents of Northwest Philadelphia. more
It was in 1972 that several West Mt. Airy residents dissatisfied with the quality and prices of food in area supermarkets, started a food-buying group in a church basement. more
Even before last week, it was clear that Seth Anderson-Oberman, challenger to incumbent 8th District Councilmember Cindy Bass, was generating buzz. more
Police are investigating incidents of neo-Nazi stickers placed along telephone poles up and down Germantown Avenue in Chestnut Hill. more
Students at Our Mother of Consolation School will return to in-person classes Thursday, April 13, resuming their school year at Chestnut Hill College after a devastating fire destroyed their school. more
The ward’s elected leader, Jeff Duncan, called Anderson-Oberman, who overwhelmingly won the vote among 9th ward committeepeople by a 20 to four margin, an “impressive candidate.” more
As of Thursday, March 29, the city’s website was posting the following update: “Philadelphia’s water is safe to drink." more
For the fifth Sunday in Lent, Father John Fisher, of Our Mother of Consolation parish, delivered his homily from an unusual location – the gym of Norwood-Fontbonne Academy. more
A three-alarm inferno destroyed the historic OMC parish school on Tuesday. more
Anderson-Oberman reported gathering 3,812 signatures – more than five times the minimum of 750 required to run for office in a councilmanic district. more
The city's Zoning Board of Adjustment denied a variance that would allow the owner of the historic Vanna Venturi House to build an accessory dwelling unit on the property.  more
Less than five months after resigning as president of the Springfield Township Board of Commissioners, Eddie Graham resigned from the board altogether on Monday afternoon as an act of protest. more
Northwest Philadelphia area floral and landscape designers were among the winners announced earlier this week at the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, which runs through Sunday, March 12. more
Colin Delaney was once just a happy-go-lucky freshman at Springfield Township High School in Wyndmoor. That came to a shocking end in February of 2014 when he suddenly became very sick. more
It may seem to many of you that the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Annual Appeal has raised several million dollars. Not exactly, says the publisher. more
Amir Staten desperately wanted to become a Morehouse man. And then on Friday, the Morehouse email landed.  It led to a joyous viral video. more
Conflict over Springfield Township police officers' use of the Blue Lives Matter flag in their union’s logo is playing out in a pending court case, frustrating residents who want to talk. more
Woodmere Art Museum has been awarded a $750,000 grant for the Frances M. Maguire Hall for Art and Education redevelopment project in Chestnut Hill. more
Andrew Wolf, the Springside Chestnut Hill Academy teacher who was arrested in October 2021 on charges related to child pornography, was sentenced to nearly 39 years in federal prison on Thursday. more
The 8th Councilmanic District’s three-term incumbent Councilmember Cindy Bass announced her re-election campaign at Dare to Imagine Church on Saturday to a mostly packed audience of supporters. more
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