Spruce Hill: Neighbors in Little Osage Come Together for Disaster Relief

Spruce Hill: Neighbors in Little Osage Come Together for Disaster Relief

Carlos Pérez Sámano wasn’t sure why his phone kept losing service on Sept. 19, but when he returned home from Center City and connected to the wifi, he was bombarded with text messages. “Everyone was saying, ‘I’m OK. I’m OK. I’m OK,’” Pérez Sámano said. “And I was like, what happened?” There had been a […]

 By Pamela Seaton

Northeast: Local Residents Donate Blood to Those in Need at Red Cross

Northeast: Local Residents Donate Blood to Those in Need at Red Cross

[vimeo 31698464] Needles, the thought of needles or being injected by needles makes some people cringe, but not Derek Jackson. He said he donates blood to the Northeast Philadelphia branch of the American Red Cross “whenever they call.” “I think [donating blood] is a necessity,” Jackson said. “I think it’s something everyone should do and […]