The hiking and biking trail now being built from behind Junod Playground in Parkwood to the rear of Benjamin Rush State Park at Southampton and the Boulevard should be completed in August, Parkwood Civic Association members were told June 18.
Dave Montgomery, president and CEO of the Phillies, recently addressed a luncheon of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.
A dozen volunteers from Holmesburg Christian Academy joined 26 others to clean up Pennypack Park on May 24 in the area of Sandy Run, a tributary stream to the Pennypack.
Turn the page: St. Martin students celebrated their class’ published book, We are Peacemakers. The students each contributed a passage in the book describing how they do things daily to become peacemakers. They also drew their own illustrations. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA
Crime, quality-of-life issues and park upkeep dominated members’ discussions during the Northwood Civic Association’s June 17 meeting at St. James Church.
The Philadelphia Mural Arts Program teamed with Special People In Northeast Inc. to design a mural on an exterior wall at SPIN’s property at 1616 Orthodox St. in Frankford.
Jacklyn Humes wins the Philadelphia Federal Credit Union art contest and receives a surprise visit from PFCU’s mascot in her class at Our Lady of Calvary. Her dad, George Humes, and mom Marilyn Beyer were on hand to support Jacklyn. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA
Unionized Philadelphia Gas Works employees have been against the proposed sale of the utility since it was announced earlier this year.
The Lawncrest July 4th Celebration will mark its 99th anniversary this year, with the theme being “A Strong Community.”