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Neighborhood news in brief for the week of Dec. 18

Read about a sinkhole in Northern Liberties, Rep. John Taylor's toy drive, PGW's latest work in the neighborhood, Standard Tap's donations to Philabundance, how to cut your taxes and more in this week's news in brief.


ENTER TO WIN: Star’s holiday home decorating contest!

If you've got seaonal spirit lighting up your street, enter for a chance to take the title of “Best Decorated House” for the holidays. 


Neighborhood news in brief for the week of June 26

Brief news items from around the River Wards.


River Ward events for the week of May 29

Keep up with the goings-on in your neighborhood with our “Around the Neighborhoods” guide.


Thank you, veterans

Star thanks all veterans, living and deceased, for their brave service to this great country. Thank you, veterans, for your courage and sacrifice. Happy Memorial Day. We remember.


River Ward events for the week of May 22

Keep up with the goings-on in your neighborhood with our “Around the Neighborhoods” guide.


SNAPSHOT: Colorful creativity at the Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby

The Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby is a competition of human-powered vehicle floats, which took place Saturday, May 18, this year at Trenton Avenue and Norris Street. Taking place along with with EKNA’s Trenton Avenue Arts Festival the same day, the sculpture derby awards prizes for Best Art, Best Costume and Best Engineering.


Neighborhood news in brief

The River Wards LOVE their parks; St. Benjamin Brewery in Kensington reaches fundraising goal; woman punched by cop gets big reward; John Taylor could become chairman of the Philadelphia Republican Party.


Neighborhood news in brief

Neutering service for cats offered for free to 19134 residents after local kitten-burning incident; housing in Front Street historic banks may be canceled; and more.


Neighborhood news in brief

Bridesburg pharmacy thief sought; Port Richmond pizza chef sentenced; Kensington pair killed in front of child, and more.