Melissa Komar


Pinning down a piece of history

Port Richmond native becomes first-ever state qualifier for Roman Catholic High School wrestling program.By Melissa KomarMatt Galasso finished fifth overall last year at the North-east...

North Catholic Hall of Fame

Falcons to induct 10th class into HOFBy Joe MasonThe biggest soccer party of the year is upon us, and for the 10th straight year, that means...

Telling the tale of a timeless Philadelphia

Fishtown resident tells the story of the changing landscape with trolley paintings.By Aja BeechTerrence Laragione is an artist living in Fishtown creating realistic, and sometimes...

Making some River Wards noise

NKCDC-backed River Wards Sound Collective launches at the Boom Room.By Aja BeechDozens of local residents braved the winter weather last week all in the name of music.Last...

Contending against the odds

Ray Robinson to fight at first-ever boxing card at the Fillmore.By William KennyPro boxer Ray Robinson gave his first interview when he was 7.A newspaper reporter...

River Wards events for the week of March 22

Stay up to date on what’s going on in your neighborhood.Poor Man’s SupperJoin St. George and MDG to embark on the Lenten journey with fellowship...

New commanding officer in town

An exclusive interview with the new captain of the 26th District.Earlier this month, the Philadelphia Police Department announced more than 100 promotions within its ranks.Those...

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