— Honored guests celebrate the completion of the $2.8 million project at a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
— The park is the first of what is expected to be many along the North Delaware.
Local residents let council hear their concerns about city funding and other issues during a budget hearing held in Kensington.
— New fields across the street from Father Judge High School are nearly complete, and the teams are ready for action.
Community groups can get a $1,000 grant from Mark Squilla’s office to help afford neighborhood cleanups.
Leo Dignam, a deputy commissioner for the city Department of Parks and Recreation, last week told members of the Holmesburg Civic Association that work is progressing well at Ramp Playground, which is getting a new artificial turf surface.
At one time, Philadelphia had at least nine different open-air streams that flowed into the Delaware River between the Pennypack Creek and the Schuylkill River.
Father Judge High School will have home turf when the nearby Ramp Playground is upgraded.
Employees of Vanguard Corp. teamed with 20 volunteers from the Friends of Pennypack Park and the city’s Department of Parks and Recreation to clean up and beautify Pennypack On the Delaware on Sept. 24.