Port Richmond’s John Newman will recieve his Eagle Scout medal on May 11. To earn the honor, he pulled invasive Japanese knotweed plants from Lorimer Park in Montgomery County.
Helen Schick started making memorial ribbons for fallen firefighters after she was diagnosed with cancer almost two years ago. She recently made ribbons for Capt. Michael Goodwin’s funeral, and says the hobby is her small way of lending a hand to her community.
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It looks like the little playground at Verree Road and Tustin Street just got erased.
Spike’s, a company that provides trophies, awards and much more, celebrated the one-year anniversary of its current location last week by hosting a vendor show and welcoming a new tenant — the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.
A proposal to demolish historic banks at Front and Norris streets and build low-income housing is being fought in court by two Kensington women who think the project is bad news.
On April 24, volunteers from Lutheran Settlement House, 1340 Frankford Ave., Walmart, and the Federation of Neighborhood Centers (FNC) helped build 24 garden beds as part of a new urban farm at 1400 Frankford Ave.
On a sun-baked Saturday afternoon, two big parking lots behind George Washington High School were jam-packed, and more cars lined almost every inch of the driveway around the school.