Articles by Mikala Jamison

It's unity that makes a safe community

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


In this club, they are all winners

Hailing from across the globe, thirteen winners of a Boys & Girls Club contest visited the Bridesburg Boys & Girls Club last week. What did they all have in common? Their love for the organization itself.


Best of the River Wards 2012: Best Park

Winner: Campbell Square at Belgrade Street and Allegheny Ave.


Best of the River Wards 2012: Best Restaurant

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


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 Teacher and/or Coach

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


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 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 Pharmacy

Winner: Port Richmond Pharmacy, 2512 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