The rededication of a baseball field in honor of fallen Firefighter Daniel Sweeney at Fox Chase Recreation Center was just the start of long-term improvements at the sprawling city-operated playground, according to Councilman Brian O’Neill.
City Councilman Brian O’Neill said he will meet Wednesday with representatives of three city agencies to discuss how to remove or breach a dam in Pennypack Park where five young people have died or been in danger over the last three years.
Mona loves to play
The 2013 court reporting graduating class at Orleans Technical Institute is the biggest class in the program’s history.
Residents of the Northeast have been invited to participate in a host of local events related to the National Association of Town Watch’s annual National Night Out observances next week.
Committee passes legislation that would rename Philadelphia VA Medical Center in memory of local soldier that received Medal of Honor.
On Saturday, Aug. 17, the Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee, part of the Streets Department’s Sanitation Division, will wind down its 2013 volunteer cleaning season with the last of its three cleanups scheduled for the Northeast’s 2nd, 7th, 8th and 15th Police districts.
Northeast gardeners ready to compete
Sossa needs a new best friend
The Philadelphia Fire Department on Monday began accepting applications for new firefighters. The application deadline ends on Aug. 23.