Michael Strange, 25, was killed August 6, 2011, while on his third tour in Afghanistan. Strange, whose father, Charlie, works for SugarHouse casino, will be honored with a memorial statue on the casino’s grounds.
Adorn, a jewelry shop on Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, supports other local businesses and rents space to community groups and classes. Owner Sarah Lewis also creates one-of-a-kind jewelry.
Neighbors living near Powers Park have complained the space is being taken over by teenagers who stir up trouble, trash the area and openly drink and use drugs. Now, locals are attempting to turn things around.
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.
Jeffrey Stockbridge photographs and interviews the men and women who live life along Kensington Avenue for his blog "Kensington Blues." While their stories can be examples of the place at its worst, Stockbridge says the people - and the community - display incredible strength.
— State Rep. Ed Neilson says the Pennsylvania Treasury is holding $11 million in unclaimed property that belongs to people in his 169th district. This week, he's been reuniting constituents with their cash.
A Port Richmond mother of four was among Antonio Rodriguez’s three victims. For his crimes, he’ll spend the rest of his life in prison.