By Rick Cawley
The Inquirer’s observer of Philadelphia’s architecture and related matters, Inga Saffron, recently wrote about the rumblings of redevelopment in Harrowgate, the neighborhood where I was born and my family had lived since before the Civil War.
Looking through some old files, I came upon a clipping from the Philadelphia Inquirer (that big newspaper downtown) from Thursday, November 18, 1869, which was Thanksgiving Day.
Words interest me. I’ve been reading them since I was five years old or so, and working with them for profit ever since I sold my first writing while I was in high school.
Join Judith Giesberg, Ph.D. for an illustrated talk via ZOOM about the Institute for Colored Youth.
The first time I ever heard of Joseph R. Biden Jr. was on Friday, Dec. 18, 1972. I was in the newsroom of the old Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, working on my Sunday column.
On April 16, 1789, two days after he was notified that the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia had elected him president of the new government, George Washington left his home on the Potomac River in Virginia and started out for New York.
By Rick CawleyFor the ReviewThe Rox United U8 Girls Soccer Team jumped out to an early lead and coasted to an 8-1 victory over Fishtown in a 2019 contest played at Saul HS .
By Rick CawleyFor the ReviewThe Rox United U8 Girls Soccer Team jumped out to an early lead and coasted to an 8-1 victory over Fishtown in a 2019 contest played at Saul HS.