We will never meet a bigger braggart than death. Despite the amount of joy and love that we experience, it knows we all will one day be by its side. Mortality has taken loved ones from each of us and has silenced celebrities whom we have come to consider excellent influences on our lives, with this year being a particularly opportunistic year for death to lord over the famous, with David Bowie and Alan Rickman, among others, shuffling off their mortal coils. Five weeks into the year, I am already fearing that our enemy will strike again, so, I have compiled a list of celebrities whom I hope death does not touch with its cold hand this year.
A woman affiliated with Point Breeze’s 36th Ward received probation for having pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of violating the state’s election code.
Four men robbed a man in Lower Moyamensing Monday.
A drive-by shooting left a teen boy and an adult male injured in Southbrook Park last week.