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Friends, fellow teachers remember Florence Fay

Florence R. Kelly Fay, 85, a beloved teacher who spent more than four decades at Archbishop Ryan High School, died April 14. Fay, of Chalfont, Bucks County, influenced generations of students after joining Ryan’s English...

Jumping for joy

Autism Solace, a new nonprofit that creates sensory-friendly events for kids on the autism spectrum, held its first ever event at Sky Zone.

Bernstein keeping dad proud

Mike Bernstein will always remember the last time he spoke to his father. It wasn’t unusual. In fact, it was a typical conversation he and his father of the same name would have just about...

Finding his shot

Northeast Philadelphia native Jack Swiker won an Emmy for his work on Entertainment Tonight and will have his short film screened at Cannes Film Festival.

Trash to treasure

The Philadelphia prison system’s composting program was awarded for composting over 44,000 tons of food and saving taxpayers approximately $28,000 in 2017.

Digging in

Students from Philadelphia Academy Charter High School want to bring plant walls to local classrooms.

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.
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