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.


We will never forget

It's been 12 years since the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States. Two locals, one who was then living in New York City, reflect on their experiences that day.


SNAPSHOT: Rocking out for a great cause

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


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.


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. 


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.


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.


‘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.


River Ward events for the week of August 28

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


Public notice: A letter from State Rep. John Taylor Re: 2121 Wheatsheaf Lane

The Rep. says he cannot support a proposal for a re-entry “halfway house” facility on the outskirts of Port Richmond.