Northeast Times

 Articles by Mikala Jamison

It's unity that makes a safe community

Star Managing Editor Mikala Jamison shares her thoughts on neighborhood safety.


‘Still hope’ for Jones Middle School students

John Paul Jones Middle School has suffered low test scores, spotty teacher attendance and unsafe conditions for years. Now it’s being transformed into the Memphis Street Academy Charter School, and many are excited about the future.


Best of the River Wards 2012: Best Teacher and/or Coach

Winner: Officer Ernie Rehr, director of Rizzo PAL at 2524 E. Clearfield St.


Best of the River Wards 2012: Best Server

Winner: Best Server, Stacy Gorman at Donna’s Bar at 2732 E. Allegheny Ave


Best of the River Wards 2012: Best Pharmacy

Winner: Port Richmond Pharmacy, 2512 E. Clearfield St.


Best of the River Wards 2012: Best Breakfast or Brunch

Winner: (Tie) Mercer Café at 2619 E. Westmoreland St. and M&M Restaurant at 2736 E. Allegheny Ave.


Best of the River Wards 2012: Best Coffee Shop

Winner: Coffee House Too at 2514 E. York St.


Best of the River Wards 2012: Best Happy Hour

Winner: Donna's Bar at 2732 E. Allegheny Ave.


Best of the River Wards 2012: Best Local Business Owner

Winner: Faith Mendez, owner of StarLight StarBright Play and Learn daycare at 2424 Studios, 2424 E. York St.


Best of the River Wards 2012: Best Restaurant

Winner: Villagio Pizza Café at 2533 E. Clearfield St.