State Rep. Mike McGeehan announced on Friday that he will not seek another term in 2014.
With this, 2013’s final edition of Star, we present a wrap-up of some of the most engaging, controversial and talked-about news stories in Fishtown, Northern Liberties, Kensington, Port Richmond and Bridesburg. It’s been quite a year.
The city Public Health Center 10, at 2230 Cottman Ave., was recently renamed the “District Health Center #10, the Judge Edward B. Rosenberg Center.”
Councilwoman Joan Krajewski was known as a “big sister from Port Richmond.” She made great strides in Council, and is sorely missed by many.
“She had a sense of who she was and what she was all about that was very special.” — Rev. Joseph Campellone
Councilwoman Joan Krajewski, formerly of Port Richmond, passes away; NoLibs club owner sues several groups and individuals, crime updates and more.
Brian O’Neill and Joan Krajewski were both elected to City Council in 1979 and represented most of the Northeast for more than 30 years.
Holmesburg’s Carmen Wallace works at a health-care center and needed some time off in December because she was battling an illness.
— Russo Park has undergone more than $576,000 in renovations and is now once again open to the public.