With this, 2013’s final edition of Star, we present a wrap-up of some of the most engaging, controversial and talked-about news stories in Fishtown, Northern Liberties, Kensington, Port Richmond and Bridesburg. It’s been quite a year.
After its upcoming expansion, the casino will give the Penn Treaty Special Services District $1 million per year, all of which will benefit River Wards organizations. Here's a breakdown on where all that money has gone so far.
At a state hearing on applicants for the city's second casino license, not all residents agree with the opinions the city presented about Wynn Philadelphia, which could be constructed in the River Wards.
Neighbors who attended a meeting of the Olde Richmond Civic Association voted to support the proposed Wynn Philadelphia casino on the Delaware River.
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Fishtown gives Wynn the thumbs-up; Councilman Henon retracts Cokie rezoning bill in Bridesburg and SugarHouse settles illegal dumping claim while planning for expansion.
A string of robberies at SugarHouse casino in Fishtown beginning in December 2011 has led the casino to offer a $10,000 reward for information leading to the suspects.
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.