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Leaving a mark

  While hundreds of thousands of Americans have lost their lives over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the images of some will live on. Figurative...

Something to smile about

For the better part of the last two decades, one organization has been putting healthy smiles on the faces of those who need them...

Can Richmond Street’s overhaul reinvigorate the formerly thriving business corridor?

When Joe Livewell was growing up in Fishtown, getting to Port Richmond was easy.  “You’d come from Girard to Richmond Street and it would be...

Port Richmond Celebrates 100 Years of Port Richmond Savings Bank

In a world where the American economy seems to be increasingly ruled by big corporate financial institutions, many small community banks have found themselves...

Community staple, Port Richmond Books, is under threat of demolition

The current home of Port Richmond Books, located at 3037 Richmond St., is in danger of being demolished, according to both the building’s owner,...

A conversation with Lutheran Settlement House’s new executive director, David Chiles

  If you’re going to run an organization as illustrious and long-lasting as Lutheran Settlement House, change is inevitable. Just last month, the River Wards-based...

Port Richmond’s Susan Ongirski wins 2019 Bayada Regatta

Susan Ongirski is 59 years old. Ever since she was 25 she’s been disabled, but that hasn’t slowed her down. In fact, Ongirski, born...

PAL’s golf program celebrates its 29th year at Juniata Golf Club

For many kids in the River Wards, the Police Athletic League Junior Golf Program is the highlight of their summer.  “For the past almost 30...

Bridesburg’s Bieber: A conversation with 14-year-old Dylan Hartman

It’s the year 2019, and the music industry ain’t what it used to be. CDs are long gone, vinyl has a niche fanbase, but...

Meet Jackie Sweeney, the most recent recipient of the DAISY award

When you ask Jackie Sweeney her favorite part about being a nurse, she doesn’t hesitate to answer. “Helping people,” she’ll tell you, just like she...

Down the Drain

When Jeff Zeigler moved into his new space in Port Richmond at the beginning of March, the last thing he expected he’d have to...

Fishtown dance party proceeds help ACCT Philly

Philly-based Riot Nerd Productions held a dance party at Johnny Brenda’s Friday night in an effort to raise money for the Animal Care &...

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