The cleanup crew from the Friends of Pennypack Park endured an intermittent rainstorm to round up 29 bags of litter from the park near Frankford and Solly avenues on July 26. Curiously enough for the 21 rain-soaked volunteers, they also found an abandoned rowboat.
The Friends of Pennypack Park took advantage of ideal conditions to collect and remove 44 bags of litter along with numerous large pieces of trash from the park’s Little City area on June 28.
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.
Crime, quality-of-life issues and park upkeep dominated members’ discussions during the Northwood Civic Association’s June 17 meeting at St. James Church.
A group of employees from Agusta-Westland joined members of Boy Scout Troop and Cub Scout Pack 252 and individual volunteers as the Friends of Pennypack Park conducted their annual Earth Day park cleanup on April 26.
Some major changes are afoot for the Glen Foerd estate, most notably inside the kitchen.
More than one hundred people came out to Bridesburg Recreation Center to honor Jacqueline DeSanctis, known to many as simply, “Miss Jackie,” for her service to the community for more than half a century.
A Pennypack Creek dam where a local teen died in July will be lowered by several feet, eliminating the swimming hole that has long attracted kids.
In the beginning, all that Elsie Stevens wanted to do was to clean things up a bit.