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’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.

One-on-one learning

Employees from DLA Troop Support tutor students at Benjamin Franklin Elementary School through Project G.I.V.E., DLA’s longest-running community project.

Kinder Academy celebrates 25 years

Leslie Spina started Kinder Academy in 1994 with a simple idea: What if a childcare center had daycare hours with preschool programming? Back then, it was a revolutionary idea, she says. Most parents had to...

NESTco celebrates successful year

The Northeast Service Team, an organization that brings together diverse services offered in Northeast Philadelphia, launched a website and is preparing to grow next year.

Party like it’s 1919

What does Marcella Erma Corazza Fellin, a Philadelphia Protestant Home resident, have in common with Jackie Robinson, Nat King Cole, Eva Gabor and Jayne Meadows? They were all born 100 years ago. What does she...

Poetry book raises discussion about violence

Turning on the news and hearing about another act of violence in Philadelphia became a much-too-common occurrence for G. Emil Reutter. He internalized names such as Mike Gleba, Kevin Ray and Drew Justice, all...

Motivating the masses

By Stephen Finn Mornings can be rough, and sometimes we could all do with a little extra motivation to get our day started off on the right foot and our own feet out the door. Northeast...
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