Melissa Komar

Melissa Komar
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Flipping forward

When Lemiya Shaat, 18, learned that her mentor, Tony Simeti, would be closing the doors to his gymnastics studio for good, she saw a...

River Wards events for the week of April 19

Stay up to date on what’s going on in your neighborhood.Annual men’s soccer leagueThe 35th Annual Ukrainian Club Men’s Soccer League, 847 N. Franklin St.,...

Dana’s Angels fundraising to fight addiction

Mother raises awareness in wake of daughter’s overdose.Remembering Dana: A mural pays tribute to Dana Rosney.By Lindsey NolenOct. 17, 2016, was the worst day of Susan...

Fourth generation of a family legacy

Fourth generation of Tomaszewski family takes over Port Richmond funeral homeLike father, like daughter: Sandra and her father, Edward “Chet” Tomaszewski, stand in front of...

Frankford Gateway to become orchard getaway

NKCDC release plans for future orchard site in Kensington.Urban oasis: NKCDC released updated plans on how it will transform the Frankford Gateway into a...

Back against the ropes

Fundraiser to be held for Harrowgate Boxing Gym amid legal battle between owner and former tenant.Fight of a lifetime: Chalie Sgrillo is facing a hefty...

Trail lovers bump into each other in Fishtown.

Circuit Trails Coalition and Rails-to-Trails Conservancy hold record-breaking attempt.Dan Dellapenna and Ken Edmonds bump fists to try and help break the world record for...

NKCDC backtracks on booting community garden

Frankford Avenue Garden future hangs in the balance as NKCDC reconsiders agreement.Turning over a new leaf?: Nick Fury, a volunteer gardener at the Frankford...

To the rescue

Alpha Bravo Canine service dog program serves veterans.Man’s best friend: Frank Hudman and Lydia were painted were paired by Alpha Bravo Canine. MARIA YOUNG...

Max’s Corner: A not so hoppy Easter egg hunt

Star editor Melissa Komar’s column about all things “mommy” in the River Wards.Maximus Mykola KomarWhere does the time go?It seems like last month Max and Mommy went...

Celebrating service

St. George Elementary School revamps annual fundraiser to fulfill call to serve.Do unto others: Top row, from left : Hugh Nungesser, David Szczepanski, Jenna Strain and...

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