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To the rescue

Since June, nearly 30 dogs have made the long trek from the Middle East to the National Greyhound Adoption Program in the Far Northeast. Blacklisted by American greyhound tracks, NGAP has been looking elsewhere for...

A beautiful creation

Tacony LAB Community Arts Center celebrated its two-year anniversary with an artistic celebration as it looks forward to continued growth in the new year.

Coming full circle

Jay Walton, the new rector reverend at All Saints' Church, is 12 generations descended from one of the founders of Byberry Township. It wasn’t until he joined the church that he realized just how deep those connections run.

A new chapter

Ann Smith has loved books since she was a toddler. Her book club, called “Books, Brunch and Friends,” has met monthly since 2002, and she is a fan of print -- no Kindles or other...

Book documents Frankford’s heroes

Bob Smiley now lives in Chincoteague, Virginia, but he hasn’t forgotten about his old neighborhood. Smiley, creator of the Frankford Gazette, last month released the second edition of “Frankford Heroes: Small town patriotism in a...

CORA honors community champions

CORA Services hosted its annual Champions for Children event on Giving Tuesday to honor those making a positive impact on their community and look forward to the future.

’Twas the Fortnite before Christmas

Oxford Circle resident Alex Benabe, aka Destroy, raised $5,000 worth of toys for Toys for Tots through his huge video game streaming audience.

Young Northeast native lands breakout role

At age 8, Travis Wolfe Jr. was sitting on the couch of his family’s home in Northeast Philadelphia when he heard his older sister tell his parents she wanted to become an actor.  Not wanting...

A lifelong journey

Wan L. Yang has traveled the globe, photographing more than 90 countries. Now, his worldwide focus will be on display in Rhawnhurst.

Bollywood director sets sights on Hollywood

After working on many Bollywood films, Rabinder Parasher has set his sights on Hollywood, creating a film company in Northeast Philadelphia.
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