Articles by Hayden Mitman

More upgrades in store for Shissler Rec

Thanks to the Big Green Blocks project, Shissler Rec will see a new spray park and other creative makeovers.

Reward, second suspect announced in Trax murder

Quasheam Richburg, who was twice arrested for violent criminal behavior and illegal possession of a weapon — and twice let free when witnesses failed to appear in court — is now sought in connection with the early morning robbery and murder of a 50-year-old clerk at Trax Foods store in Kensington South.

Study says cash flows from water

A recent study signaling the recovery of Philadelphia’s waterways could mean significant investments to the waterfront in Bridesburg.

Protecting the neighborhood

Unhappy with the violence in Northern Liberties, business owners and residents are trying to install security cameras to help keep a watchful eye on the area.

25 Years and Counting for the NKCDC

A look back at the humble beginnings of the New Kensington Community Development Corporation.

Hunt is on for suspect in Trax slaying

Police believe Quasheam Richburg, 20, stormed the Trax Foods store on May 26 and fatally shot Moustafa Shaker.

At Fairmount Park's Sedgley Woods, disc golf rules

On the fringe of Fairmount Park, almost every day, you’ll find a growing throng of “golfers” on what is said to be the nation’s second oldest course.

Making Port Richmond's waterfront the place to be once again

In Port Richmond, a comfortably warm and sunny spring evening last week was peppered with information on the future of the Delaware River waterfront.

Historic Church of Assumption spared, for now

The 163-year-old church, with its pair of towering spires at 11th and Spring Garden streets, was temporarily saved from the wrecking ball last week.