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Maritime Charter students clean up Port Richmond Veterans Park

“It’s not a city park so we didn’t know who to contact,” said Hentnick. “I still don’t know who is supposed to be responsible...

A special salute

WWII veteran and longtime American Legion member donates piece of history, recalls his ownOn the cusp of becoming a centenarian, Gannotta attributes a long life...

The POWer of a mural

Port Richmond native shows support of military through mural on homeUpon going back up to finish the rest of the painting, Searle remembers that everyone...

Fishtown “warrior” welcomed home

Warriors’ Watch Riders escort Fishtown native home after retirement from the Air ForceTo successfully set up this “humbling” surprise, James had reached out to one...

Sailing into a bright future

Bridesburg resident starts summer graduating from U.S. Naval Sea Cadets Corps boot camp“When Josh was little, and still to this day, the veterans in Bridesburg...

To the rescue

Alpha Bravo Canine service dog program serves veterans.By William KennyU.S. Army combat veteran Frank Hudman is not a big fan of IKEA.His aversion to the Swedish...

Bulging with pride

Battle of the Bulge Association plans to set Philly monument in stone at Aviator Park.By Lindsey NolenAfter South Philly native Sir Stanley Wojtusik passed away in...

Honoring Fishtown heroes’ service and sacrifice

Elm Tree Post №88 re­cog­nizes neigh­bor­hood Vi­et­nam vet­er­ans.By Christopher SeamansU.S. troops re­turn­ing from the wars in Ir­aq and Afgh­anistan of­ten face an ap­pre­ci­at­ive pub­lic...

Truly healthier ‘hoods?

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABelgrade Delicatessen owner Kimberly Flanagan said that Philadelphians were simply raised to eat differently than other Americans.“Compare Philly to living down South,” she...
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