Christian Henry Gudknecht died in 1879. His family, who recently dedicated a grave marker to the Civil War soldier, continues to honor his memory today.
The former Torresdale resident rose from the ranks of Philly politics to serve in three presidential administrations.
George Washington striker Wilo Mimbar has netted 22 goals this season, helping the undefeated Eagles claim first place in the Public League A Division.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America highlighted construction of an addition with a steel beam carrying meaningful messages.
There’s strength in unity of the unemployed
On the cool autumn evening of Sunday, Oct. 16, hundreds gathered outside City Hall to discuss the state of the world.
Know people before you condemn them
Few can argue that racism in Philadelphia has been extinguished. It exists in government, in the form of government contracts reserved for minorities. It exists in the hearts of many people in many neighborhoods. It exists in the subconscious of people. It was part and parcel of a few mayors — Frank “Vote White” Rizzo and John “The brothers and sisters are running the city” Street.