Articles by Mikala Jamison

River Ward events for the week of November 13

Keep up on all the hap­pen­ings around your com­munity with our guide.


Henon works to bring a needed crossing guard to Bridesburg

A City Councilman responds to Bridesburg residents' concerns over the lack of a crossing guard at an intersection near several schools.


Port Richmond honors a very special veteran

A plaque honoring a Port Richmond man who was the first person from Philadelphia to die in the Korean War was dedicated on Veterans Day. 


Wynn Resorts withdraws River Wards casino application

With SugarHouse's expansion plans poised to take off, Fishtown will see more casino space, but it won't be from casino magnate Steve Wynn. Now, the Gaming Board has to chose from five remaining applicants in granting the city's second casino license. 


Neighborhood news in brief for the week of Nov. 6

Brief news items from around the River Wards.


What’s your NoLibs story?

Artist Jennifer Baker is curating an exhibit about the history of the neighborhood, with an emphasis on residents’ personal experiences.


River Ward events for the week of November 6

Keep up on all the hap­pen­ings around your com­munity with our guide.


EDITORIAL: The great, big parking problem

Why our concerns about our cars can sometimes make us our own worst enemies. 


River Ward events for the week of October 30

Keep up on all the hap­pen­ings around your com­munity with our guide.             


A River Wards Halloween

While the true Halloween revelry won’t hit the neighborhoods until tomorrow, plenty of locals celebrated the spookiest of holidays throughout October. Have a safe and happy Halloween, River Wards!