The Port Richmond sophomore has been the focus of heavy media attention since last week, when her teacher reportedly mocked her for wearing a pro-Mitt Romney T-shirt to school. Pawlucy returned to class today, with supporters rallying around her.
Port Richmond neighbors have voiced their longstanding concerns about underage drinking and drug use at the neighborhood park. Now, they have been promised they will start seeing results.
Governor Tom Corbett declared Sept. 19 as an official day to help fight hunger, and neighbors and officials throughout the River Wards stood up to lend a hand, including State Rep. John Taylor (R-177th dist.)
State Rep. John Taylor (R-177th dist.) brought attorney general candidate David Freed to the Aramingo Diner in Port Richmond on Sept. 12 to meet with locals.
The Lehigh Ave. Arts Festival, now in its fifth year, raised $5,000 for art scholarships for local kids last weekend.
As an example of his belief in the importance of education, Democratic state representative candidate William Dunbar visited Port Richmond to pass out school supplies last week.