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Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Irish in Philadelphia first celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in 1771, five years before the Declaration of Independence was signed! 2020 marks 250 continuous years of celebrations. The current parade, which is hosted by the St. Patrick’s Day Observance Association, was incorporated as a nonprofit corporation in 1952. Philadelphia’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is a […]

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by US Rep. Brendan Boyle St Patrick’s Day is always a fun and festive time in Philadelphia and throughout America. But it is important to take a moment and reflect on the Irish experience in America, and what it means to all of us as Americans, whether or not we have Irish ancestry. One of […]

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by PA Sen, Sharif Street The Day of the Rope marks the 1887 execution by hanging of 20 Irishmen and mine laborers in response to their efforts to unionize and go on strike after a 20% cut in wages and horrendous working conditions in Pennsylvania. For four years I’ve been proud to offer a Unanimous […]

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Coronavirus Lands in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Department of Public Health announced that the first case of COVID-19 coronavirus in Philadelphia has been identified. The case is an adult who was recently around people with the disease. The Health Department has already spoken to a number of people that were exposed and is recommending that they stay away from other […]

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Benefit of the Doubt

For a long time, few local government offices have generated more attention-grabbing news than the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office. From John Green’s $675,000 bribery scheme to the numerous sexual harassment lawsuits filed against Jewell Williams, there was no shortage of fodder coming out of the Land Title Building. Thus, we were not surprised to read about […]

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Nethel Graveyard’s Lives

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Academy Ball Enlists Elite Music-Lovers

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Women Marched up the Ben Franklin Parkway

THE WOMEN’S MARCH filled the Ben Franklin Parkway again last Saturday, braving chill and snowy weather. Many marchers carried expressive signage, sometimes in teams, displaying what and whom they were for — or against.    Send article as PDF   

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Flower  Show  Is  Bound  for  the  Riviera

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Disability Advocates Mark ADA’s 30th

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