Two years ago, Ray Gant and volunteers from The Ray of Hope Project cleaned up McPherson Square. This Saturday, he'll be celebrated at McPherson Square Library at a book signing that profiles Gant and other community leaders.
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A longstanding haven for drug users, Kensington’s McPherson Square has struggled to shake its bad reputation. Now that it has a new Flyers-orange playground, neighbors hope that children will come, and junkies will leave.
Frank and Greyson Skirpan are about as close as a father and son can get — except for who they root for when it comes to professional ice hockey teams.
The bad guys called police officer Frank Magro, “The Hunter.”
Star is now offering a week-by-week list of citywide summer events in addition to our regular calendar!
Though the landscape of the Philly school system may look bleak at times, some local programs, like Kengsington's Congreso de Latinos Unidos, still work hard on behalf of students.