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Orleans info session is Saturday

Orleans Technical Institute, a nonprofit post-secondary career school at 2770 Red Lion Road, will hold an information session about its human services training program on Saturday, Jan. 25, at 10 a.m. The next class will begin in March. 


Morrell Park skin care service denied

The city zoning board on Tuesday morning wouldn’t give a Northeast resident the OK to operate a business in her Morrell Avenue home.


Minestrone Soup

My hometown is not tattooed on my forehead. I don’t carry a sign saying so, but in conversations with out-of-towners, invariably, I’m asked, “Are you from Philadelphia?”


Improvements to Frankford discussed at PhillyRising meeting

PhillyRising’s new Frankford coordinator Sanya Brown last week asked residents what they wanted to see in their neighborhood.


Happy days at Tacony Charter School

School spirit: Local representatives and school officials cut the ribbon at the new addition to Tacony Charter School, a brand new gymnasium. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA


Franklin Mills Advisory Council seeks requests for funds

The Franklin Mills Advisory Council is taking requests for its annual distribution of funds. The deadline is March 1.


Decades later…a death sentence denied

After 23 years, Pat Boyle and his family are still reliving the nightmare.


A day of remembrance

Embracing history: The Frankford Coalition of Neighbors celebrates it’s 15th anniversary with Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter Upper School. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA


Bustleton zoning board hearing delayed

A yearslong zoning duel between a Bustleton resident and the neighborhood’s civic group has been delayed.


Bill will deny welfare to sex offenders who skirt Megan’s Law

Sex offenders who don’t register with authorities as required by state regulations won’t be able to collect welfare benefits if a bill co-sponsored by local legislators becomes law.