Abby Roeser is a foster parent for rats she gets from an organization called Philly Rat Rescue in Rhawnhurst. The local teenager has trained rodents and even taught them tricks.
Greater Bustleton Civic League members are so concerned about the impact of a zoning board decision that will allow a manufacturing business on a residential block that they’re going to spend big money to fight it.
Democratic state Sen. Mike Stack easily beats Republican challenger Michael Tomlinson.
Winner: Stock’s Bakery at 2614 E. Lehigh Ave.
Kauffman and neighbors kept watch over the playground. They emptied trash bins, replaced nets and mowed the grass.
Susan Ongirski has dedicated her life to enhancing the Port Richmond community in spite of tremendous odds.
— So you think Fels High School is a haven for violence and troublemakers? Not anymore. Just ask the students, the principal, the local police commander and others who are in the know.
In this week's Riverward Rant, columnist Joe Quigley looks at those popular internet support campaigns - like the recent Kony 2012 documentary - and wonders if something similar could help improve conditions in Kensington.