Articles by Mikala Jamison

River Wards news at-a-glance

Updates and brief reports on River Wards news.

Star newspaper update

Dear readers,

River Wards crime information

Neighbors throughout the River Wards have reported increased acts of crime in their areas in recent months. Here is a reminder of where to turn to report crime. Be persistent and remember, in a true emergency, dial 9-1-1.

Tackling bad neighbors and problem properties

Mark your calendar for Nov. 27 to make your voice heard about quality of life in your neighborhood.

Could there be a Saint Rudolph of Port Richmond?

Friends and family of Rudolph “Rudy” Price are making the first steps to beatify the former Port Richmond man, though the process could take decades.

At Fishtown theater, the rest of the season should be interesting

"Problem Child," the latest play at Fishtown's Walking Fish Theatre, is "a comedy about things that aren't funny." It runs through Saturday.

‘Port Richmond is making a comeback’

As River Ward neighborhoods like Fishtown and Northern Liberties have become home to many new and unique businesses and events, Port Richmond is following suit along the Richmond Street corridor.

Fishtown on the small screen

Would a reality show, though it’s not a sure thing, celebrate Fishtown, or exploit it?

Local author explores colorful history of NoLibs

A local historian has published a history of Northern Liberties, exploring the neighborhood's roots back to the days of William Penn.

Shenanigans Saloon raising money for neighbor’s vet bill

After an elderly woman's dog was attacked by a stray pit bull, Port Richmond neighbors are coming together to help out.