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Streets Dept.: No trash collection around pope’s visit

Trash and recycling will not be collected on Friday, Sept. 25, and Monday, Sept. 28, according to a statement.

Max’s Corner: Happy hour fundraisers

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

Torching the competition

Bridesburg Recreation Center summer camp participants win citywide fire prevention drama contest.

PHOTOS: A splashing good time

Bridesburg’s annual Water Show was held at the Bridesburg Rec Center on Aug. 10, 11 and 13. This year’s theme was “Disney.”

Max’s Corner: Back-to-school supplies drive

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

Letter from the Editor: It’s in the bag

Star will be delivered in the red, white and blue circular bags starting in three weeks. It will also be delivered on Thursdays, not Wednesdays. 

Beautifying Bridesburg Rec

Philadelphia Youth Network workers paint mural on exterior wall at Bridesburg Recreation Center for community improvement project.

The future of the past

Local voices weigh in on historical preservation in the River Wards and why it matters.

Taylor backs legislation to improve inmate restitution rates

Co-sponsored with Rep. Patty Kim (D-Dauphin), House Bill 1414 would provide prisoners with the opportunity to earn money for paying restitution, while making sure the inmate jobs do not hurt private-sector employment.

Former Bridesburg school demolished

First public school of Bridesburg demolished amid unresolved unsafe conditions.