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A beautiful day in the neighborhood

Celebrating the community: The Mayfair May Fair took place on Saturday, May 16, on Frankford Avenue. The festival included sand art stations,  balloon making, live music, food and games. 

Autism Project funds Northeast programs

Sensory Story Time at Torresdale Library and an African and Caribbean Autism Awareness Program in the Northeast are among a dozen projects throughout the city that received seed money funding from the Philadelphia Autism Project in partnership with Drexel University’s ASERT Collaborative.

Around town: May 20, 2015

Driscoll honors cheerleaders

Stack, Saidel back Williams on eve of election

As voters prepare to head to the polls for the primary election on Tuesday, candidates are unveiling some late endorsements.

Wright corruption indictment dismissed

An indictment against the former chief of staff to retired City Councilman Jack Kelly is dismissed.

Voters will see a crowded ballot on Tuesday

The primary election is next Tuesday, and Philadelphians will see a crowded ballot.

Tuesday’s special election will fill 5th Senatorial District seat

The vacant 5th Senatorial District seat will be filled on Tuesday in a special election.

Take Back Your Neighborhood draws mayoral hopefuls

Democratic mayoral candidates Anthony Williams and Doug Oliver attended the recent Take Back Your Neighborhood meeting.

Rendell backs Deeley for city commissioner

Former Pennsylvania Gov. and Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell has endorsed Democrat Lisa Deeley for city elections commissioner.

Pets of the Week: May 13, 2015

Ashes seeks a new friend