John Paul Jones Middle School has suffered low test scores, spotty teacher attendance and unsafe conditions for years. Now it’s being transformed into the Memphis Street Academy Charter School, and many are excited about the future.
— The new head of the class at the all-girls St. Hubert is unlike any of the others who served before.
Star Managing Editor Mikala Jamison shares her thoughts on neighborhood safety.
Little Baby’s Ice Cream is expanding. Now, Fishtown residents can enjoy their favorite tasty treats closer to home.
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.
On Military Day at Eagles Training Camp, wide receiver Chad Hall loses his surfer locks to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. Army vet Shane Parsons gets the last cut.
Winner: Donna's Bar at 2732 E. Allegheny Ave.
Winner: Sweets & Treats at 3138 Richmond St.
Winner: Narducci’s Deli at 2402 E. Dauphin St.