As the monument nears its 25th anniversary, the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a tribute in granite that stirs pride, inspiration, and never-ending sadness.
Labor Day is past and that means many civic associations throughout the Northeast will resume their general meeting schedules. The meetings are free and open to the public.
Guests at last week’s Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community meeting listened to a presentation by Wills Eye Institute representatives, said goodbye to retiring project manager Judy Yellin and welcomed her successor, Shirley Reses.
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.
The first in a continuing series about Port Richmond history.
Winston Charleston’s joyride became a nightmare for a Bucks County family after the 14-year-old Tacony boy crashed his mom’s car into two other vehicles on Academy Road early last Thursday, killing one man and injuring four.
The pride of the Far Northeast, Chris Ferguson, is going back into space on Friday, and folks everywhere, from his hometown in Northeast Philly to Walla Walla, Wash., should wish commander Ferguson and his co-astronauts well on their 12-day mission in the great blue yonder.