— With parochial schools set to open today and public schools on Friday, there's no business like shoe business. Just ask the folks at a 60-year-old Northeast Philly institution, Phil's Shoes.
Hailing from across the globe, thirteen winners of a Boys & Girls Club contest visited the Bridesburg Boys & Girls Club last week. What did they all have in common? Their love for the organization itself.
— Community development group in one of Northeast Philly's historic areas aims to beef up the Torresdale Avenue business corridor.
Ellissa Collier hopes to inspire the city's kids to develop their artistic talents.
— A Northeast fireman is raising money and literally going the distance to help a stricken colleague.
St. Boniface church, at Hancock and Diamond streets, has been vacant since 2006. A plan to turn the site into a multimillion-dollar housing complex could be impacted by a zoning change proposed by City Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sánchez (D-7th dist.).
Democratic candidate for state representative, William Dunbar, makes his case in hopes of unseating longtime representative John Taylor (R-177th dist.).