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Port Richmond Pierogi Festival returning after three-year hiatus

The Port Richmond Pierogi Festival will be taking place for the first time since 2019 on Saturday, Aug. 20, at Gaul & Co. Malt...

Latest proposals for Tip Top Playground discussed at recent meeting

The Friends of Tip Top Playground, a group aiming to improve the Northern Liberties playground, held a virtual meeting on Monday, Aug. 8.  Moderated by...

Second man arrested in slaying of Shane Kelly

Police have arrested a second man who they believe had a part in the Nov. 13 slaying of 27-year-old Shane Kelly, who was shot...

New Group to Tackle Issues that Plague Port Richmond

Though the group is little more than a month old, the Port Richmond West Community Action Network already has gained a foothold in the...

Buried Treasures

(left) Jessica Rosado, 16, Alysis Santana, 16, Delio Rondon, 16, and Jesus Perez, 17, look at a book describing the different dig sites along...

Local group helps combat health care debt

Millions of Americans are uninsured or underinsured.In 2009, the U.S. Census bureau found that as many as 50.7 million, or about 16.7 percent of...

DiCicco era ends

His upcoming role in Philadelphia politics has been clear for some time, but after last week’s general election, Democrat Mark Squilla will soon officially...

Man, 27, shot to death in Fishtown robbery

Police have made an arrest in the weekend murder of a Mayfair man in Fishtown.According to police spokeswoman, Officer Jillian Russell, police have arrested...

Fishtown artist planning the ride of a lifetime

Fishtown’s Mike Reali is preparing for a unique adventure.Soon, he’ll be tooling through Africa on a 4100 mile course starting in England, weaving through...

River Wards Happenings: Nov. 9–15

BRIDESBURG HISTORIC MEETSThe next meeting of the Bridesburg Historical Society will be held on Weds., Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in All Saints’ Marian Hall...

He’s on a mission

Fishtown’s Christopher Sawyer has an interesting hobby.He likes to be a thorn in the side of absentee property owners, short-dumpers and those pesky ne’er-do-wells...

River Wards Happenings: Nov. 4–9

FREE HEALTH SCREENINGSThe Arab American CDC is holding a health fair on Nov. 4 from 12–4 p.m. at the Al-Aqsa Islamic Society (1501 Germantown...

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