A higher-than-usual number of voters from the River Wards hit the polls and exercised their rights last week. Here’s what many had to say.
— Three-term Democrat Stack touts his independence. Republican Tomlinson says it's time for a change.
— The Castor Avenue business corridor in Rhawnhurst is not what it used to be back in the good old days. With vigorous efforts to revitalize the area, however, hope is just around the corner.
— 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.