Melissa Komar

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Back against the ropes

Fundraiser to be held for Harrowgate Boxing Gym amid legal battle between owner and former tenant.By Lindsey NolenIn his 46 years of owning and operating Harrowgate...

Trail lovers bump into each other in Fishtown.

Circuit Trails Coalition and Rails-to-Trails Conservancy hold record-breaking attempt.As attendees enjoyed the remainder of the event, which was filled with music, food, “Circuit Trails...

NKCDC backtracks on booting community garden

Frankford Avenue Garden future hangs in the balance as NKCDC reconsiders agreement.By Max MarinOver the course of a few hours last week, the New Kensington...

To the rescue

Alpha Bravo Canine service dog program serves veterans.By William KennyU.S. Army combat veteran Frank Hudman is not a big fan of IKEA.His aversion to the Swedish...

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

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

Celebrating service

St. George Elementary School revamps annual fundraiser to fulfill call to serve.By Melissa KomarDan Markowski still remembers participating in the St. George Elementary School Walk-A-Thon as...

River Wards events for the week of April 12

Stay up to date on what’s going on in your community.A&W Little AthletesFrank Glavin Playground, Almond and Westmoreland streets, is offering basketball and soccer for...

Bulging with pride

Battle of the Bulge Association plans to set Philly monument in stone at Aviator Park.By Lindsey NolenAfter South Philly native Sir Stanley Wojtusik passed away in...

Smigus, Dyngus to Port Richmond

PRBA to holdy Dyngus Day event featuring Polish food and entertainment.By Melissa KomarImagine being roused from your sleep with a splash of water to the face.If...

Totem troubles

Campbell Square totem pole in need of funds for maintenance.By Lindsey NolenA 26-foot, slightly slanted totem pole brings a uniqueness to Campbell Square.When the wooden work...

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