Nov. 4, 2020 10:00 am
In Northeast Philadelphia, changing demographics and diverse issues bring first-time voters to the polls
Majority-white neighborhoods are populated by cops, contractors, teachers, and other government workers forced to live within city bounds. But priorities are slowly changing in Philadelphia’s forgotten borough.
Mar. 6, 2015 11:35 am
Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso and her team are planning to build a school to instill sustainable practices in the Dominican Republic.
Feb. 3, 2015 12:35 pm
Clean Water Action is holding a series of 90-minute community listening meetings throughout the city around the effects of crude oil by rail.
Mar. 18, 2014 1:59 pm
Located on Disston Street and Longshore Avenue, Computer Guy improved its storefront from the Commerce Department. Image via Tacony CDC The Tacony CDC has forged ahead with its Historic Tacony Revitalization Project along Torresdale Avenue. The most recent developments include regular corridor street cleaning, interest in a co-working space, continued city Commerce Department grants, and the opening […]
Dec. 2, 2013 10:00 am
Twice a week, Eva Khaitman travels from her home in Northeast Philadelphia to volunteer at the Choice Food Program, a new initiative being piloted by the Mitzvah Food Project, a five-pantry program of Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. Khaitman, a tech-savvy 76-year-old Russian who describes herself as young at heart, is tasked with guiding clients […]