Runners Gather In South Philly, Raising Money For Charity, Honoring The Life Of A Local Man25-year-old Kevan Issacs had a big heart for people who were in great need. He suddenly died in 2013 and his family decided to continue his legacy, by starting a charity in his name that would benefit the needy called the Pennies From Kevan Foundation.
High School Softball Tourney Underway Again in South Philadelphia Some 250 players were hitting the fields at FDR Park for the 11th annual Phillies Softball Carpenter Cup.
Group Proposes Plan To Build Indoor Bike Track For FDR Park In South PhiladelphiaThe group is called Project 250, for the 250 meter hardwood track that would go inside the proposed velodrome. Detailed plans to be presented to the Parks and Recreation Commission, next month, call for a swooping, oval, structure to be built on four acres at the east side of the park, along Broad Street.
Taney Dragons Parade Throughout City To Celebrate LLWS Run It was a big day for Philadelphia's standout little league team -- the Taney Dragons -- who floated through Center City Wednesday.
In South Philly, H.S. Softball Players Hoping To Get Noticed By College CoachesThe Softball Carpenter Cup Classic, sponsored by the Phillies, features 16 teams of high school sophomores and juniors on the field, and college coaches measuring players' readiness to move to the next level.
Zombies Strut Their Stuff In South Philadelphia On Sunday By using make-up artists and the theatrical zombie theme, the 4,5000 runners taking part in the sold-out 5K event where they run as either zombies or living zombie prey.
Early Registration For 'The Zombie Run' Ends SundayTwo local college students are organizing a 5K Zombie Run set for Philadelphia in the spring and early registration ends tomorrow.
South Philadelphia Man Charged With Arson Of FDR Park PlaygroundA man who lives near FDR Park in South Philadelphia has been charged with a recent arson of the playground there that all but destroyed it.
Arson at a South Philadelphia Playground: 'Act of Evil,' Says MayorThe mayor has announced a reward fund which had, by the end of his press conference, more than doubled to $11,000 for the arrest and conviction of whoever set the fire.
Huge Turnout For Canine Fashion Show And PAWS Fundraiser At FDR ParkPhiladelphia's largest rescue organization and only no-kill shelter, held its 5th Annual Mutt Strut in South Philadelphia Sunday morning.
Dads & Sons Skateboarding Group, Sk8 The St8s, Rolls Through PhiladelphiaA group of young skateboarders from Seattle know all about teamwork and are in sync with the twists and turns they come across at each skate park they tackle.