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Water Ice with a Cop

  Residents in Port Richmond had a sweet treat with some special people last Thursday. Powers Park Conservancy once again hosted Water Ice with a Cop...

Fishtown is inching closer toward metered parking along its major corridors

As a lifelong resident of Fishtown, Rose Ellis has seen the parking situation in her neighborhood go from good to bad. “Here’s an example,” said...

Saintly celebration

Shortly after the 10:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday, Oct. 25, parishioners gathered in front of St. Adalbert Church for a special occasion: a statue...

Honoring police hero Jimmy O’Connor

Several hundred people braved heavy rains Friday morning to pay tribute to fallen police Cpl. Jimmy O’Connor. A plaque was dedicated in O’Connor’s memory outside...

Historians, community advocates fret over the future of former Penn Home building in Fishtown

When the Star asked historian Oscar Beisert if he thought the now former Penn Home building - Fishtown’s oldest structure dating more than 250...

Exploring AI

If catching up on reading during these unprecedented times has been on your checklist, look no further than the River Ward’s own backyard. Bridesburg resident...

Fishtown neighbors come together to show support for family who lost son to suicide

Standing in front of a small crowd of his fellow Fishtown residents at the corner of Albert and Tulip streets Wednesday evening, Tony Cassetta...

Pulling for Petey

Petey didn’t have much going for him when his owner, St. John Cantius pastor the Rev. Joseph J. Zingaro, passed away in May from...

Artist Lauren Rinaldi gets “outwardly political” in her latest exhibition, Representative

In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, studies showed that banks led by a higher proportion of women fared better during the great...

Paul Moore Band on Road to Anglesea

Irish Weekend has been a staple of the fall in North Wildwood since 1992. And Paul Moore has missed just two of them. He wasn’t around...

Stars spotted: Cutting back-to-school cost

NB Shop, a multicultural unisex barber shop in Fishtown, is hosting its 10th annual back-to-school giveaway. “It’s just for kids to have the tools they...

Essential aid

When the Black Lives Matter and police brutality protests recently swept through Philly, Annabel Wulfhart was very much involved.  And, inspired. Wulfhart, a social worker, and...

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