Articles by Mikala Jamison

Bridesburg pair bravely faces the unknown together

In the face of an uncertain and frightening health issue, Bridesburg's AJ Hite turns to his wife Ashley, his family, and the community for support and comfort.

Fishtown artist to teach unique classes for kids

Ellissa Collier hopes to inspire the city's kids to develop their artistic talents.

Fishtown’s sweetest secret, Whipped Bakeshop

Whipped Bakeshop in Fishtown provides a cure for cupcake cravings (they even deliver). Star has the inside scoop.

Star will see you around the neighborhoods

Star's managing editor Mikala Jamison on the newspaper's role in the community.

Port Richmond’s own Superwoman

Susan Ongirski has dedicated her life to enhancing the Port Richmond community in spite of tremendous odds.

Street crime or success: the choice is theirs

A look at The Choice is Yours, a program that gives first-time nonviolent drug offenders in the city the chance to avoid jail and learn career and social skills.

Community has mixed feelings about new townhouses on Front St.

The proposed Nitza Tufino townhouses on Front Street had members of the community divided at a meeting on May 9.

Like myths passed through time, their stories are epic

High school students from Kensington’s Mariana Bracetti Academy told personal tales at The Walking Fish Theatre last week.

Keep on food truckin': PhillyMFA event supports Fishtown's LSH

Philadelphia Mobile Food Association brings food and funds to Fishtown, and residents savor both.

Here's to new beginnings

A message from Star newspapers' Managing Editor, Mikala Jamison