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School funding is top priority for city controller candidate

Terry Tracy, the Republican candidate for city controller, wants to be held accountable for the state of the School District of Philadelphia if he is elected on Nov. 5.


Bambies run out of magic in title game bout

It was just one of those days when very little went St. Hubert’s way.


Sunday’s half marathon will benefit American Brain Tumor Association

Six-year-old Braeden Most’s mom, Colleen Flood, is running in the Sept. 15 Rock ’n’ Roll Half Marathon in Philadelphia to raise money for the American Brain Tumor Association.


Councilwoman, volunteers promote tax break

When is a tax break not a tax break?


Around town: September 11, 2013 (Part 2)

City looking for its next poet laureate


Same-sex marriage ban to be tested in Pa.

State attorneys are working to develop a legal brief in response to a federal lawsuit that challenges the commonwealth’s ban on same-sex marriage. A response is due next Monday. 


Pets of the Week: September 11, 2013

A perfect time for some Mocha


Fresh herb cheese ball and mojitos

Philly is a town that loves an underdog but can’t stand a loser.


City drops appeal of firefighters’ arbitration

“This dispute was always and only about affordability. And we as a city are now in a place to provide pay increases as set out in that award.” — Mayor Michael Nutter  


Civic groups resume monthly meetings

September is a good month to get acquainted with some of your neighbors.