Wynnefield

 By Abby Rosier

Wynnefield: Retired Woman Helps Neighborhood Children Get to School

Wynnefield: Retired Woman Helps Neighborhood Children Get to School

Doris Flamer may be retired, but she still has a hectic commute. Every weekday, Flamer drives eight children to five different West Philadelphia schools in her royal-blue van. The retiree, a resident of Wynnefield for more than 45 years, said she does it for the love of the children. “You see a lot of our […]

 By Rachel Stumpo

Wynnefield: Hardware Store Builds Customer Relationships

Wynnefield: Hardware Store Builds Customer Relationships

The local hardware store has become a rare breed, but with his focus on the neighborhood and do-anything mentality, David Schwartz has kept his family business going strong. Schwartz Hardware, located at 1909 N. 54th St. in Wynnefield, boasts a sign that promises, “We fix everything but broken hearts.” The store was founded in 1959 […]