The family of Francis Kirchner, the 30-year-old Fishtown man charged with first-degree murder in the beating death of a man outside of Citizen’s Bank Park in July 2009, said they were hopeful after a judge declared a mistrial last week.
Northeast native Sam Pond developed his work ethic in a variety of jobs. But he settled into law and, these days, likes to bang heads with insurance companies that turn balky when it comes time to satisfy claims.
For some 70 years now, the Kissling family has been turning cabbage into a product that has become a Philly institution.
As City Council begins the task of equalizing its 10 districts, the very weirdly shaped 7th is at the center of attention.
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The Kissling family has been making sauerkraut in Philly since before the Great Depression, and still cranks out millions of pounds annually from their Fishtown plant.
Details are emerging on a plan that could finally see a new supermarket open at 2nd Street and Girard Avenue.
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