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One Dead After Single Vehicle Crash In South Philadelphia

It happened around 2:40 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of Columbus Boulevard and Oregon Avenue in the city’s Moyamensing section.

11/16/2014

The 2014 Union Labor Day Parade. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Union Members Celebrate Labor Day With Columbus Boulevard Parade

From sheet metal workers to teachers, union members marched along Columbus Boulevard this morning to celebrate Labor Day.

09/01/2014

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Driver Dead After Crashing Into Pole In South Philly

A driver is dead after he crashed his car into a utility pole Saturday morning in South Philadelphia.

08/30/2014

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Half-Naked “Messiah” Causes Problems On Columbus Boulevard

A half-naked man calling himself “the Messiah” caused disturbances on Columbus Boulevard early Sunday morning.

08/24/2014

(The Washington Avenue Pier.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Nature Sanctuary Opens at Foot of Washington Ave. in South Philly

Tucked between the US Coast Guard Station and the Sheet Metal Workers’ union headquarters, at Washington Avenue and Columbus Boulevard, is the Washington Avenue Pier.

08/15/2014

(Interested parties await the start of an auction for two storage units containing items belonging to Don Tollefson.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Don Tollefson’s Storage Lockers, Car Auctioned Off As He Sits In Jail

“Six hundred once. Six hundred twice. Sold for $600.” It was like the TV show Storage Wars — on Columbus Boulevard!

02/24/2014

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Labor Leaders Lash Out During Annual Labor Day Parade In Philadelphia

Hundreds of union workers and labor supporters gathered Monday for the 26th annual Labor Day rally and parade on Penn’s Landing.

09/02/2013

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Man Surrenders In South Philadelphia Beer Store Assault

Philadelphia police have made an arrest in connection with a Sunday assault on a clerk at a beer store in South Philadelphia.

04/04/2013

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Violent Attack Of Beer Store Employee Caught On Tape

Philadelphia Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man they say attacked a store clerk Sunday evening at Beer Heaven on South Columbus Boulevard.

04/03/2013

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Elderly Driver Injured After Crashing Car Into South Philadelphia Wawa

A 70-year-old woman was hospitalized after a car crashed into a South Philadelphia convenience store Monday morning.

03/11/2013

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Lower Merion Police Officer Found Dead In FDR Park

A veteran Lower Merion police officer reported missing Monday morning has been found dead.

02/11/2013

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Labor Marches In Philadelphia Undaunted By The Rain

Thousands of Philadelphia area workers braved drenching rain to march in the 25th annual Labor Day parade along Columbus Boulevard, Monday morning.

09/03/2012

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Police Arrest Man For Stabbing Outside South Philadelphia Wawa

Police were at the right place at the right time this morning when an incident took place outside a South Philadelphia convenience store.

06/14/2012

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Small Boat Fire Under Ben Franklin Bridge Causes Smoke and Odor For Passersby

A small pleasure boat docked near Dave and Buster’s, at the foot of Spring Garden Street, burned.

04/26/2012

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Man In Critical Condition After South Philadelphia Strip Club Shooting

A 25-year-old man was shot in the neck just after 2 a.m. this morning in or near the Onyx strip club along the 2900 block of South Columbus Boulevard.

02/23/2012

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