Northeast native Sam Pond developed his work ethic in a variety of jobs. But he settled into law and, these days, likes to bang heads with insurance companies that turn balky when it comes time to satisfy claims.
Edward John Staniszewski, beloved Fishtown shoemaker and owner of Star Shoe Service for more than 60 years, died peacefully on Friday, Aug. 12, at age 88 from complications of a stroke suffered in late March.
Torresdale native Adrian “A.J.” D’Angelo has worked in a bunch of different fields over the years — retails sales and management, insurance and investment sales and Web site design and instruction.
The Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center takes a look at the moon and its effect on water during their August Science Saturday events.
Astronaut Chris Ferguson, the pride of Northeast Philly, is ready to take the Atlantis on the final flight of the nation’s space shuttle program.
Former Northeast resident Yuan Tang left teaching and found her true calling — law school and legal advocacy for vulnerable immigrants.
State Rep. Brendan Boyle is really looking forward to his new gig as chairman of the House Democratic Campaign Committee.
The Kiwanis Club of Phil-Mont has presented two scholarships and a community service award to local students.