— Community sports groups in the Northeast are coping with a shortage of playing space and a surplus of user fees the old-fashioned way: They’re improvising.
— Russo Park has undergone more than $576,000 in renovations and is now once again open to the public.
— That's what the school district appears to be doing as it seeks to collect money from youth groups for the privilege of playing games in school gymnasiums.
Kensington's so-called ‘Needle Park’ was among those up for discussion at the hearing, which provided an opportunity for citizens to discuss violence, vandalism and negligence in city parks and recreation facilities.
Surrounded by an unforgiving landscape of brick and mortar, concrete and asphalt, Pennypack Park presents Northeast Philadelphia with a 1,400-acre oasis of towering shade trees, grassy meadows and shimmering streams.
— 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.