Society Hill

The doors to Mother Bethel AME in Society Hill were draped in black for the Sunday morning service. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Prayers For Charleston Nine And Healing In Society Hill

The church rang with music and pastor Mark Tyler’s words, words of hope and healing.

06/21/2015

(Chef-owner Walter Staib, photographed at the City Tavern, Second and Walnut Streets in Philadelphia.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Celebrating Lafayette’s Arrival in Colonial America

Walter Staib, chef-owner of the City Tavern in Society Hill, has been named culinary ambassador for the replica tall ship of the Marquis de Lafayette, which will be arriving in Philadelphia later this month.

06/07/2015

(John O'Kane, dairy manager at the center city Superfresh.  File photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Developer Plans Apartments at Superfresh Site, Vows to Work with Neighbors

Residents of the city’s Society Hill neighborhood are worried that they could lose the area’s only full-sized supermarket. But a developer who plans to buy the site says he would like to include a grocery store in the project.

05/26/2015

Suspects wanted in armed robbery a short distance from the Liberty Bell. (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Suspects Armed With AK-47 Rob Man Of iPhone, Wallet In Society Hill

Police are searching for two suspects who used an AK-47 to rob a man of his wallet and iPhone a short distance from the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia.

04/21/2015

(Ash Wednesday at Jefferson Station. Credit: Jim Melwert)

Local Clergy Bring Ash Wednesday Ceremony To Jefferson Station

This is the third year that clergy from Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church in Society Hill are here at Jefferson Station, formerly known as Market East, on Ash Wednesday.

02/18/2015

(File photo by Andrew Harrer-Pool/ Getty Images)

TRAFFIC ALERT: Pres. Obama, VP Biden Coming to Philadelphia This Week

The nation’s Democratic legislative leaders are in town this week, working on their policy agenda for the 114th Congress.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/28/2015

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Free Walking Tours Stroll Through Philadelphia This Weekend

Free walking tours of Philadelphia will take place Saturday in four areas of the city.

09/26/2014

Korean War Memorial File Photo (Credit: John McDevitt)

Service Planned In Philadelphia To Honor Group That Assists Wounded Veterans

Memorial Day observances have been held at the Korean War Memorial for the past eleven years.

05/25/2014

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Local Veteran To Speak At Memorial Day Observance In Society Hill

Kevin McCloskey of Philadelphia, who was wounded while fighting in Afghanistan in 2008, will be one of the speakers.

05/24/2014

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Christians In Society Hill Celebrate Easter With Sunrise Service

Mother Bethel AME church in Society Hill offered a 6 a.m. service where more than one hundred members showed up for the early worship.

04/20/2014

Wells Fargo Bank robber suspect. (Credit: Philadelphia Police)

FBI, Police Searching For Society Hill Bank Robber

The FBI and Philadelphia Police are asking for the public’s helping in identifying the suspect they say robbed a bank in the cities Society Hill neighborhood Friday night.

01/05/2014

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Woman Assaulted During Society Hill Bank Robbery

The Philadelphia Police Department and the FBI are seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating the man wanted in connection with a bank robbery in Society Hill Friday.

01/03/2014

(Steven Cook of Zahav restaurant.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking On 1060: Thanksgivukkah and Other Foodie News

It’s a rare confluence of the Jewish and American calendars. Plus, food-related holiday gift ideas and dining suggestions!

11/21/2013

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Police Release Surveillance Video Of Suspects Wanted In Society Hill Carjacking Attempt

The incident happened Monday morning at about 1:45 a.m. near Second and Walnut Streets.

10/22/2013

Credit: Mark Abrams

Man Shot In The Back During Society Hill Carjacking Attempt

A man is in the hospital after being shot in Society Hill early Monday morning when he resisted an attempt to steal his Jeep.

10/21/2013

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