Last week, Carlton Williams, the new commissioner of the Dept. of Licenses and Inspections, discussed his plans for the office with the Port Richmond West Community Action Network.
Chris Sawyer hopes to make information about property issues and vacant buildings throughout the city more readily available to residents by way of his blog, Philadelinquency.
After the fire that burned the Buck Hosiery building in Kensington to the ground, neighbors have been asked to inspect their homes, especially their roofs, because embers from the fire could have damaged properties throughout the community.
Little Flower Catholic High School student Brooke Nugent, 16, spent a day shadowing L&I chief Fran Burns. Nugent learned a lot.
Filmmaker Jamie Moffett has started the Kensington Renewal Initiative, a new program, through which he hopes to restore dilapidated properties and move drug dealers off corners throughout Kensington.