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(A family photo of victim Michael Hagan was displayed at the press conference announcing a reward for information about his murder.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

$40,000 Reward Offered In July 1st Street Corner Robbery-Murder In Society Hill

Police are hoping the $40,000 reward will help them find the man who killed 32-year-old Michael Hagan, an IT consultant and Drexel University graduate.

07/09/2012

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Violent Night Across Philadelphia

After four unrelated shootings and six stabbings, only one person dead.

07/01/2012

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Navigating Philadelphia’s Headhouse Farmers Market

Buying fresh local products isn’t just good for you, it benefits farmers, ranchers and artisans. Check out Headhouse Farmers’ Market in Philly for a great time and some wonderful food.

06/27/2012

Soldiers carry the American flag during the Memorial Day ceremony at the Korean War Memorial. (Credit: Molly Daly)

Police, Firefighters Honored During Ceremony At Korean War Memorial

Thanks to the suggestion of the Korean War Memorial Committee, today’s event honored the service of the city’s police and firefighters, for whom there’s not yet a memorial.

05/28/2012

(Joseph Hagan III of Hagan Stone Cutting Memorial Lettering adds the name of a soldier from the five-county Philadelphia area who died in Afghanistan.   Credit: John McDevitt)

Names Of Fallen Soldiers Set In Stone At Korean War Memorial

Preparations have been underway all over the region leading up to Memorial Day events. One man’s family business has been helping others honor those who have passed away for 140 years.

05/28/2012

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Philadelphia Police & Fire Personnel Hold Memorial Day Service

Philadelphia police and fire personnel, the soldiers of our streets, will be honored at a Memorial Day service in Society Hill tomorrow, and all are invited.

05/27/2012

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Suspects Sought In Theft Of $100K In Cash And Jewelry From Society Hill Home

Police are searching for three suspects who were caught on tape stealing $100,000 in cash and jewelry from a home in an upscale Philadelphia neighborhood.

05/14/2012

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Top Murder Mystery Events In Philadelphia

Quench your thirst for adventure at one of the many different murder-mystery events in the area.

05/14/2012

File photo: Little Brown Bat with White Nose Syndrome (Credit: US Fish and Wildlife Service)

Society Hill 4th Graders Hold Bake Sale To Save Bats

A group of 4th-graders at St. Peter’s School in Society Hill is holding a bake sale Friday to raise money for research to save bats from White Nose Syndrome, which threatens to wipe out the mammals.

03/29/2012

More than a dozen ornate door knockers, like this one, have been reported stolen from Society Hill homes recently. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Rash Of Historic Door-Knocker Thefts Reported In Society Hill

Ornate, often historic, decorative door knockers in the historic Society Hill section are being stolen, police believe, for scrap metal.

02/21/2012

Stigall Show Log 2.21.12.

Chris talks about how Santorum is catching all the heat for his beliefs but Romney, who is on the same page, is not. Chris also discusses the current rise in gas prices throughout the country and the PA Liquor Control Board and its debate whether to modernize or privatize their business. Chris also chats with Phelim McAleer about his documentary, Frack Nation.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/21/2012

(Collins Park, in the 1700 block of Chestnut Street.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

A Tiny Urban Park Renamed To Honor A Prolific Philadelphia Landscape Architect

John F. Collins designed the tiny sliver of a park that was built in the 1700 block of Chestnut Street in the 1970s.

01/17/2012

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Suspect Sought In Robbery Of Society Hill Bank

Philadelphia police and the FBI are searching for a suspect who robbed a bank in an upscale neighborhood early Tuesday morning.

11/29/2011

Jason Cichonski (left) and Chip Roman (right)

New Restaurant Opens At Old Society Hill Location

Ela restaurant is located on the corner of 3rd and Bainbridge Streets. Co-owner Jason Cichonski (left) says most locals recognize that spot as the old Judy’s restaurant.

11/11/2011

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Philadelphia Police Seek Pair In Society Hill Shooting

The victim remains in “extremely critical” condition at Jefferson Hospital, and cops are hoping for help from local bars, restaurants, and the public.

11/09/2011

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