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Serving your pedal power needs

Out of a former yarn dyeing factory on D Street in Kensington, one company is helping everyone pedal their goods throughout the city. Haley Tricycles,...

Green streak

If you thought Richmond Branch Library would stop its eco-friendly programming with an indoor honey bee observatory, an abundance of house plants placed among...

A farmers’ market grows in Fishtown

It’s been nearly two years since Fishtown Neighbors Association inked a deal with New Kensington Community Development Corporation to secure a 1,600-square-foot parcel at...

Kensington Soccer Club receives $35,000 grant from DA’s office

“I’m really ecstatic,” Jim Hardy said when asked about the $35,000 grant the Kensington Soccer Club received last week from the Philadelphia District Attorney’s...

Kensington native and Webster School teacher wins Lindback Award

“There’s so much,” said Lisa Forrest-Schultz when asked what makes Nancy Fackelman such a great teacher. “I don’t think there’s enough ink or space...

Leaving a mark

Members of the Fishtown community celebrated Earth Day by focusing on an integral part of the neighborhood’s waterway system: storm-water drains. Volunteers from Fishtown Neighbors...

A colorful scene

Fishtown residents can now connect with their neighborhood in a new, colorful way. Fishtown Neighbors Association released the inaugural edition of the “Around Fishtown” coloring...

A site grows in Philly

As Philly readies for spring to sweep the city, it’ll have a new resource to engage in nature at all levels. Sandi Vincenti and Bernard...

Clean sweep

With spring just around the corner, annual citywide cleanups packed with hundreds of volunteers may look slightly different this year amid the pandemic. That doesn’t...

Home, sweet home

When Bridesburg native Adam Gault began fostering Petey in September, things were looking anywhere but up. The pup’s longtime, former owner, the late St. John...

Time Out: Leprechaun Sports Association

The Leprechauns Sports Association clubhouse in Port Richmond should be brimming with excitement about the program’s 60th anniversary.  Instead, sustainability for the future is the...

Time Out: Bridesburg Cougars

Every facet of daily life has been impacted in the River Wards and beyond by the COVID-19 pandemic, sports being no exception.  Star is checking...

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