Northeast Times

 Articles by Mikala Jamison

River Wards events for the week of Sept. 11

Keep up on all the happenings around town with our calendar guide.

Coming next week…

Check out the September 18 edition of Star to see which people, places and businesses in your neighborhoods won in our 2013 “Best of the River Wards” readers’ choice contest! Check back here for all the coverage. 

24th Police District Captain commends Memphis Street Academy Charter School

In a letter made available by the school, Captain Charles Vogt describes how the transformation of the former John Paul Jones Middle School has made the community better.

SNAPSHOT: Rocking out for a great cause

Photos from last week's Rock to the Future youth event.

River Wards news in brief for the week of Sept. 4

Councilwoman Joan Krajewski, formerly of Port Richmond, passes away; NoLibs club owner sues several groups and individuals, crime updates and more.

‘Good beer, doing good’

That’s the slogan of the new Port Richmond-based Do Good Brewing Company, which dedicates each brew to a specific charity.

Port Richmond mother attacked, recovering at home

Barbara Zimath is very lucky she wasn't hurt worse in an attack last week, in which two men beat her and stole her purse and phone. Still, the incident has rattled her family, as well as many locals who are wondering how something so violent could happen where they live.

River Wards events for the week of September 4

As fall rounds the corner, keep up on all the events around your neighborhoods with our guide. 

Giving from one neighborhood to another

The Portside Arts Center in Port Richmond recently received a $500 donation from Northern Liberties’ Hyperion Bank for the center’s summer arts camp experience. 

River Ward events for the week of August 28

Keep up on what's going on in your neighborhood with our guide.