• Cahillites scouting out Cione

    Friends of Cione and Roman Catholic begin conversation about Cione Field partnership.

  • Golden cut

    Port Richmond-based barber Ray Longo celebrates 50 years of operating his business at Almond and Monmouth streets.

  • New face of the 15th

    An exclusive interview with the new commanding officer of the 15th Police District.

  • River Wards cleaning brigade

    A roundup of neighborhood events taking place during the annual Philly Spring Cleanup.

  • Check, please

    Mugshot Diner closes for renovations amid investigation by the Department of Labor.

Latest additions

Made in the River Wards

The 13th annual Art Star Craft Bazaar highlights local artisans and reveals resurgence in handcrafted goods business.



All-star volunteer

Longtime Fishtown resident Marge Wible selected as Lutheran Settlement House Women of Courage Spirit Award recipient.


Kenney: Soda tax will help children in long run

The mayor said the tax on sugary drinks will collect $96 million annually for programs. 


Watching a community bloom

Volunteers for annual NLNA plant sale share history and tips while preparing for event.


Give the dogs a home

Members of Triangle Dog Park meet to discuss future of canine play area amid 95 development.


Max’s Corner: Let’s go fly a kite

Star editor Melissa Komar’s column about all things “mommy” in the River Wards.


River Wards events for the week of April 27

Stay up to date on what’s going on in your neighborhood.


The fourth awakens

River Ward establishments will celebrate Intergalactic Star Wars Day with a pageant and lecture.


Music in the air at Adaire

Upcoming concert celebrates auditorium and the collaboration between school and community.


Little green thumbs

Members of Bridesburg Boys & Girls Club learn planting basics with new Tower Garden.

Breaking News

Become a Star

The Star is seeking part-time reporter.