Story Archive April 03 2013

River Ward events for the week of April 3

PROPAC and PRTW to meetPROPAC (Port Richmond on Patrol and Civic) and PRTW (Port Richmond Town Watch) will hold its combined monthly meeting on Thursday, April 4.

Neighborhood news in brief

Firebombing in Fishtown investigatedA vacant home on Belgrade Street in Fishtown was firebombed last week, according to the Philadelphia Fire Department.

Neighborhood news in brief

Brief news items from around the River Wards.

Only Philadelphian to receive Medal of Honor is commemorated in Bridesburg

A memorial and plaque dedication ceremony honoring Corporal Michael J. Crescenz was held on Saturday, March 30.

The soundtrack of Almond Street

You might never know that behind the nondescript façade of just another Port Richmond row home is a kind of mini-France, complete with walls of masterful artwork, the Eiffel Tower, and the sounds of classical composition.

Events (April 3, 2013)

Veterans pass the torch

The motto of the Vietnam Veterans of America is plain and simple: “Never again will one generation of veterans abandon another.”