2:29 PM / Thursday September 28, 2023


Health Department issues recall for at-home COVID-19 tests

September 15, 2023

PHILADELPHIA—The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is notifying residents who received what they believe to be Flowflex COVID-19 Antigen Home Tests to check the lot numbers on those tests. If the lot number shown is COV2110012, they should throw the tests away and pick up replacement tests from any of the five Health Department Resource…

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The History Maker

September 15, 2023

Former Councilmember Cherelle Parker made history on May 16 when she became the Democratic nominee to be Philadelphia’s 100th mayor. With the November election around the corner, the challenge is finishing the job. By Denise Clay-Murray The first thing that SUN readers need to know about this profile of Democratic mayoral candidate Cherelle Parker is…

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Escaped murderer Danelo Cavalcante has been arrested after 2 weeks on the run in Pennsylvania

September 13, 2023

BY MARYCLAIRE DALE, MARC LEVY AND MICHAEL RUBINKAM POTTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — An escaped murderer was captured Wednesday after eluding hundreds of searchers for two weeks, bringing relief to anxious residents of southeastern Pennsylvania who endured sleepless nights as he hid in the woods, broke into suburban homes for food, changed his appearance, and fled under gunfire with a rifle pilfered…

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Nicole Chandler: Finding the voice of the heart

September 8, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: Nicole Chandler (Photo courtesy: Nicole Chandler) By Constance Garcia-Barrio Like the alchemists in medieval tales who turned lead into gold, West Philadelphia  resident Nicole Chandler has found ways to turn her early trauma into healing, “My father was abusive,” says Chandler, 54, raised in southwest Philadelphia along with her sister, Toya, and her…

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Recognizing the difficult

September 8, 2023

As Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw prepares to go to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Philadelphia’s politicos recognized that she navigated a rocky road. By Denise Clay-Murray The denizens of the Social Media Site Formerly Known As Twitter rejoiced with the news that Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw was headed to the Port…

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September 21, 2023

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Delta Air Lines will restrict access to its Sky Club airport lounges as it faces overcrowding

September 14, 2023

By Ken Sweet Delta Air Lines passengers who have long enjoyed access to free meals, alcohol and...


Chaos or community reexamined

September 1, 2023

Around 250,000 people showed up on the National Mall in Washington DC last Saturday to draw a...


The iPhone 12 emits too much radiation and Apple must take it off the market, a French agency says

September 13, 2023

PARIS (AP) — A government watchdog agency in France has ordered Apple to withdraw the iPhone 12 from the...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff