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Brushes of greatness

Sunday’s community paint day gave residents a chance to contribute to the mural coming to Cottman and Frankford avenues.

The reality of addiction

Valerie Felici and Scott Kilpatrick each recently lost a son to drug addiction. Now they are speaking out about finding treatment, prejudice from the community and finding support.

A bright idea

Artist David Guinn’s design for a mural in Mayfair has been revealed. It features rowhouses and lots of color and will be painted on a wall at Cottman and Frankford.

Healing power

Summerdale’s Claude-Ericka Eckobeni will study biomolecular engineering at the University of Pennsylvania.

A perfect pirouette

Aedan Daly’s interest in ballet traces back to a sibling rivalry. He was jealous after watching his sister dance, so, eight years ago, when Daly was merely more than a toddler, he began taking classes....

An equal trade

Coinciding with Women in Construction Week, Orleans Technical College reached its all-time high number of female graduates in a single term.

Creating a buzz

Students from Abraham Lincoln High School helped create a display about bees and pollination at the Philadelphia Flower Show.

A spotlight on Mayfair

The Mayfair Black Box Theater will open its doors with the debut of ‘Almost, Maine.’

Ready to flourish

Paul Jaras rushed into Stein Your Florist on Frankford Avenue not long after landing in Philadelphia last week. The Canadian floral designer was preparing to compete in the FTD World Cup, which is billed as...

Diversified learning

Last week, celebrities and historical figures like Michael Jackson, Coretta Scott King and Rosa Parks visited Keystone Academy Charter School. The school hosted its first living wax museum, where third-graders researched and dressed as historical...
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