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

January 20, 2018

Government

Philly-area politicians react to government shutdown

Members of the House and Senate who represent the Philadelphia area weighed in after the federal government shut down early Sunday amid Congress' failure to pass a four-week stopgap spending bill that would have kept the government operating.

January 19, 2018

Eagles

Superstitious PECO unplugs iconic lights ahead of Eagles’ big game

PECO has been known to use the crown lights atop its headquarters on 23rd and Market streets to flash messages of support for Philadelphia's sports teams come playoff time.

January 19, 2018

Investigations

Report: Homegrown ISIS commander grew up in Margate

Zulfi Hoxha, the son of the former pizzeria owners in Margate, is now an Isis commander and was shown beheading captured Kurdish soldiers in an ISIS propaganda video.

January 19, 2018

Phillies

Autopsy: Roy Halladay had 3 drugs in his system during plane crash

Two-time Cy Young Award winner and former Phillies ace Roy Halladay had evidence of morphine, an amphetamine and a sleeping aid in his system when he fatally crashed his plane off Florida's gulf coast in November, according to multiple reports.

January 19, 2018

Crashes

Witness: Police chase ends in quiet South Philly neighborhood

A car chase that appeared to involve Camden County police came to an end in a South Philadelphia on Friday afternoon, according to a witness at the scene.

January 19, 2018

Politics

Pa. congressman: 'Terrorist infiltration' may have led to Las Vegas shooting

U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, a Republican from Pennsylvania, smells a rat in the investigation of the mass shooting in Las Vegas that left 58 concertgoers dead and hundreds more injured on Oct. 1.

January 18, 2018

Eagles

Get pumped for Sunday with this Eagles hype video

Sunday can't come soon enough for Eagles fans.

January 18, 2018

Entertainment

The Roots will perform at halftime in NFC title game, Eagles announce

How could you possibly follow up halftime entertainment at Lincoln Financial Field last Saturday that featured dogs chasing frisbees for five minutes?

January 18, 2018

Food

Philly restaurant is home to Pennsylvania's best soup, website says

The best soup in Pennsylvania is a new version of an old Philadelphia delicacy, according to one national website. 

January 18, 2018

Business

American Airlines adding three flight destinations from Philly

American Airlines announced on Thursday that it plans to add new flights from its hub at Philadelphia International Airport to three U.S. locations.

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