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    Expanding care

    Aria Health debuts a $37.1 million emergency department and Level II trauma center this week at its Torresdale campus.

    Looking for the epicenter of America’s health care crisis? Look no further than hospital emergency rooms.


    Play time in Northeast Philly

    Children ages 8-12 are invited to sign up for the free Philly Play summer camp, which starts on Monday, July 7. The Philly Play initiative is led by City Councilman Bobby Henon. 


    Legislators call for tax fairness

    We need tax fairness to ensure that tax deadbeats pay what they owe, and homeowners do not receive yearly property tax hikes. More than a year ago, we gathered with neighbors in Tacony to push for tax fairness and we went to work in the General Assembly. Recently, two bills were passed in Harrisburg to improve tax fairness and help hard-working homeowners in Northeast Philadelphia.


    ‘We need tax fairness’

    We need tax fairness to ensure that tax deadbeats pay what they owe, and homeowners do not receive yearly property tax hikes. More than a year ago, we gathered with neighbors in Tacony to push for tax fairness and we went to work in the General Assembly. Recently, two bills were passed in Harrisburg to improve tax fairness and help hard-working homeowners in Northeast Philadelphia.


    Editorial: Voter turnout is grim

    Picture a packed Citizens Bank Park with only the people in the front rows actually paying attention to the game even though everybody paid a nice buck to get in. 


    Irish musician to play free show in gratitude

    If Port Richmond-based musician Raymond Coleman ever penned his autobiography, he might want to call it The Barber of Tyrone.


    Local author explores colorful history of NoLibs

    A local historian has published a history of Northern Liberties, exploring the neighborhood's roots back to the days of William Penn.


    Football players are heading to the Hall of Fame

    This weekend, Keita Crespina will be rewarding the Hall of Fame efforts of the members of his Philadelphia Football Skills Academy (PFSA) with a Hall of Fame gift.


    Port Richmond native’s film ‘Swooped’ to screen at the Troc

    Port Richmond native Shaun Costello, and his partner, Joe Gariffo, will hold a local premiere of their award-winning film, Swooped, this Sunday at the Trocadero Theater.