Sunoco's South Philly Stench

Anne DeStefano was unexpectedly awakened at 2 a.m. last Thursday, but not from a loud bang or somebody snoring. The resident of Broad and Pollock streets can blame her disturbed sleep on her sense of smell. “I was going to throw up,” she said of the unexpected stench that wafted into her home.

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Posted Jan. 21, 2010 | Comments: 0

Will Brown Finds 'Common Ground'

While living in Queen Village, Will Brown had a show at Swarthmore College in 1971. In addition to being an instructor there, he worked as a freelance photographer for the Philadelphia Museum of Art and many of his colleagues came to the exhibit, including its then-director, the late Anne d’Harnoncourt.

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Posted Jan. 21, 2010 | Comments: 1

NEWS AND OPINION > SOUTH PHILLY

By Lorraine Gennaro,
South Philly Review Staff Writer

Tony Danza Is The Boss

All smiles and wearing dress pants, a winter jacket and shirt, Tony Danza and an entourage of A&E producers walked into Furness High School’s auditorium Jan. 14, where the choir was rehearsing. “Hi, I’m Tony Danza,” the 58-year-old actor/singer/dancer said to the 10th- through 12th-graders and their music teacher Ryan Miller, who was at the piano.

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Posted Jan. 21, 2010 | Comments: 1

Light Rail Planned for Pennsport

Officials said the project will stretch east of City Hall on Market Street to the Delaware River and span Girard Avenue to Pier 70, near Snyder Avenue, on Columbus Boulevard.

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Posted Jan. 15, 2010 | Comments: 0

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Group ‘banned’ from voting to highlight unfair electoral practices
By Randy LoBasso

Pennsylvanians of two stripes — Republicans and Democrats — will come out to vote on May 20th for the leaders and representatives of their parties. But for the last 14 years, local organization Independent Pennsylvanians has been lobbying to change that, without success. “I am one of over a million voters in PA who will help [...]

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Upper Darby Police to hold “Coffee with a Cop”
By Josh Kruger

Typically, citizens encounter law enforcement under tragic or frightening circumstances. Upper Darby Police Chief Michael Chitwood would like to change that. Chitwood and about half a dozen of his fellow cops from Upper Darby will be talking with local residents just beyond 69th Street to start a new conversation: one to help foster communication and, above [...]