Articles by Hayden Mitman

Adult education takes a big hit in river wards

Harrisburg’s recently passed budget made steep cuts in education spending. At Lutheran Settlement in Fishtown, that means no classes for hundreds of adults looking for a leg up.

Man still critical after shooting outside Port Richmond strip club

A 21-year-old man was critically wounded after being shot on Richmond Street during the Fourth of July weekend.

With City Council OK, Richmond Street venue moves forward

Developer David Grasso received the needed zoning changes for a 3,000-person venue on Richmond Street in Fishtown, leaving neighbors with little say in issues such as parking and security.

Brewerytown park gets new spark

Veterans Memorial Park on Girard Avenue is looking a little greener these days.

Henon looks toward November

It's summer school for Bob Henon, the Democratic nominee to replace Joan Krajewski in City Council's 6th District.

A sign of troubled times

Fed up with drug users, one Port Richmond resident decided to send a clear message to heroin addicts getting high in front of his home.

New mural shines on West Girard Avenue

The city's latest mural welcomes visitors to Brewerytown.

Residents voice concern over 7-Eleven proposal

Neighbors expressed concerns over lighting, trash and noise that could come with the opening of a 7-Eleven convenience store on Girard Avenue.

City services put some muscle into volunteer efforts

Volunteers and nonprofits have long toiled to tackle the city's 40,000 vacant lots. A new program has City Hall doing some of the heavy lifting — and recovering the costs.

After 155 years, St. Anne's rings the final bell

A staple of catholic life in the river wards for 155 years, St. Anne's School on Lehigh Avenue saw its final graduating class this year. The school was the city's latest casualty to falling enrollments.