Andrew Parent

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Andrew Parent is a web curator at PhillyVoice.com. The Delaware County native previously worked down the Jersey Shore, where he covered Ocean City for Shorenewstoday.com and the Ocean City Gazette. Prior to that, he wrote for the Delaware County Daily Times, interned at the Philadelphia Inquirer, and graduated from Temple University with a degree journalism.

andrew@phillyvoice.com

October 21, 2017

Housing

Affordability of Philly housing scores high in new report

To all Philadelphians feeling the pinch from your monthly mortgage or rent payments, take a look at this recent Bloomberg report.

October 21, 2017

Protests

Police: 3 injured after skirmish with protesters near Rizzo statue

Two police officers and one protester suffered minor injuries in a clash near the statue of the late Police Commissioner and Mayor Frank Rizzo around 2:45 p.m. Saturday, Philadelphia police said.

October 21, 2017

Eagles

Carson Wentz honors young boy's memory on game days

An upcoming segment of "SC Featured" will recall Kusters' touching visit with Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz and linebacker Jordan Hicks when it airs 9 a.m. Sunday during SportsCenter on ESPN. Wentz continues to honor the boy's memory by wearing the green jelly bracelet Lukas gave him on game days.

October 20, 2017

Food & Drink

Website says Pennsylvania's best Italian restaurant is in Philly, of course

Philadelphia is synonymous with good Italian, so it's not too surprising that one of the city's establishments was recently named the best Italian restaurant in the state.

October 20, 2017

Arrests

Widespread street gambling ring busted in Philly

Authorities said Friday they busted a sprawling street gambling ring that operated across the city, generated millions of dollars and took two decades to unravel.

October 20, 2017

Television

With Glenn Howerton's role uncertain, Kaitlin Olson talks 'It's Always Sunny' future

"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" is approved for two new seasons and is set to resume filming next spring, but a cast member said that won't happen without co-star Glenn Howerton.

October 20, 2017

SEPTA

Person fatally struck on SEPTA tracks for third time this week

A train fatally struck a person on tracks used by SEPTA's Regional Rail service for the second consecutive day on Friday.

October 19, 2017

Business

Here's what new Amazon HQ could do to Philly's rent prices

Philadelphia renters wouldn't feel the heat as much as they would in other prospective winners of the HQ2 sweepstakes, a recent report found.

October 19, 2017

Schools

Washington Twp. High melee is latest racially charged incident at Philly-area schools

Racially charged text messages from a private conversation sparked a hallway scuffle and heightened tensions at a South Jersey high school after screenshots from the group exchange were shared on social media.

October 18, 2017

Transportation

CSX freight train partially derails in Philly

Several cars on a CSX freight train derailed in Brewerytown on Wednesday morning, according to a report.

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