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Franklin Towne Charter overcame a four-run deficit to claim its first Public League softball championship.
When the best golfers in the world gather in Ardmore next month for the 113th U.S. Open, the players, international media and sun-kissed (or rain-drenched) galleries will belatedly commemorate the centennial of a venue steeped in the sport’s illustrious history.
While infamous River Wards slumlord Robert Coyle is beginning a six-year sentence in federal prison for loan fraud, the neighborhood is still dealing with the aftermath of his rampant row-home fraud, as well as new scammers duplicating Coyle's tactics.
Anthony Lapkiewicz of Rhawnhurst recalls fighting in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II.
Michael Blichasz wants people to think before spending their money shopping this coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
A correction about the Port Richmond Memorial Day parade; armed suspect wanted for two robberies in River Wards, and more neighborhood news in brief.
State Rep. Brendan Boyle last week held his first major fundraiser in his campaign for the 13th Congressional District seat.
Bill Gault, who was very vocal about perceived mistakes in the handling of the Kensington Buck Hosiery fire, has been voted out of his post as head of Philadelphia's Local 22 firefighters union.
River Wards neighborhood groups are part of a citizens' coalition that has produced a report claiming the city's AVI plan is flawed and needs more work.