Articles by Melissa Yerkov

The turning point

Artrice Williams is redefining the roles of motherhood at Riverside Correctional Facility. 

At your service

Sam’s Hope provides veterinary grants for animals in need and also helps elderly owners care for their pets by providing food and supplies. 

A unified experience

Holy Family University hosted a live stream of the Papal Mass, concluding a weeklong celebration at its Northeast campus. 

Crowds gather at St. Katharine Drexel Shrine hoping to see the pope

A rally of pilgrims gathered at St. Katharine Drexel Shrine in Bensalem this morning with high hopes of catching a glimpse of Pope Francis. There were rumors circulating throughout the Northeast Philadelphia and Lower Bucks County communities that the pontiff was going to visit the National Shrine following his scheduled appearance at Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility.

Papal Visit Preview: A mission of love

Northeast Catholic churches announce special events and celebrations in anticipation of Pope Francis’ visit. 

The big times

Parkwood’s Eric Frain has officially gone pro after signing with the Camden Riversharks.  

A spooky scene

Pumpkin parade: More than 150 pumpkins were displayed at St. Martha Elementary School on Friday. Students and their families created the pumpkins that were divided into five categories: creative, food, animals, animation and scary. PHOTOS BY MELISSA YERKOV

Joe Conklin: A perfect match

— Joe Conklin is teaming up with Parx Casino and will be hosting ‘Conklin’s Comedy Night’ every Wednesday.