and

University City: Keeping The Printed Page Alive

University City: Keeping The Printed Page Alive

Among the bright blue walls and posters full of literary puns, Kathleen Volk Miller (below) sits in a sea of papers and books. It’s a scene some might find overwhelming, but she wouldn’t have it any other way. As a writer, professor and the director of Drexel’s new graduate program in publishing, Miller says of all […]

 By Stephanie Klock

Al Dia: New Book Offers Happy Ending to Tragic Story

Al Dia: New Book Offers Happy Ending to Tragic Story

After 12 long years since her daughter was murdered, Lizasuain DeJesus of Hunting Park is still without answers. She visited Iriana DeJesus’s grave at Greenmount Cemetery just days after what would have been her daughter’s 17th birthday. It brought back horrifying memories of the day her daughter went missing. She said she still does not […]

 By Natasha Shapiro and Niambi McDonald

Germantown: ‘We Is Got Him’ Tells Famous Kidnapping Story

Germantown: ‘We Is Got Him’ Tells Famous Kidnapping Story

“We Is Got Him.” That’s what the first of 23 ransom letters said in which $20,000 was demanded in return for the kidnapped Charley Ross. But the two main suspects, William Mosher and Joseph Douglas. died within a year of the event, and the boy was never found. While his fate is still a mystery, […]