Northeast High senior Donte Meares ran the city for a day last week … and he survived to tell about it.
City Council President Darrell Clarke likes what he sees happening in growing neighborhoods such as University City, Northern Liberties and Center City.
The Joseph C. McCloskey Charitable Fund recently awarded two scholarships during a ceremony at Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 39, 7229 Tulip St. in Tacony.
The reason the Police Athletic League is looking for a new home for its Gibbons center at 6901 Rising Sun is that the church that owns the building can’t afford to keep it.
The Engineers’ Club of Philadelphia presented Somerton resident Ruben David with its 2014 Outstanding Service to the Community Award on Feb. 14. The award recognizes an engineer who has over the course of his career provided professional and personal service above and beyond the call of duty to the Delaware Valley community. David was honored during Delaware Valley Engineers Week, which is part of a national engineering observance.
Police and firefighters will square off in the boxing ring on Friday, Feb. 28, as the Philadelphia Blue Flame hosts the 11th annual Blue Flame Bouts at the Pennsylvania National Guard Armory, Roosevelt Boulevard and Southampton Road.
Fishtown’s Philadelphia Sculpture Gym invites young men to open their eyes to the wonders of welding.
— After 33 years, Dave Greenman has retired from the iconic Greenman’s Deli in Mayfair.
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