A Castor Gardens teenager who has been missing since July 14 may have been found dead in the Pennypack Creek.
Twelve new twin homes with a projected base price of $289,000 are planned for construction in the Holme Circle area, but some neighbors don’t see the value in the pricey residences. They insist that a centuries-old stone farmhouse is a better fit for the community.
Sixty-three volunteers emerged from winter hibernation to take part in the Friends of Pennypack Park’s first monthly park cleanup of the year on March 22, removing 86 bags of debris from the park, along with large discarded items.
The Mayfair Civic Association last week voted not to fight a proposed child daycare center on Holme Avenue.
The former Northeast Community Center is already home to a religious group and could get a childcare facility, too.
A Holme Circle beautification project has been approved by the city and is ready to begin, but neighbors should not expect to see any big changes in the area until next spring.
In the beginning, all that Elsie Stevens wanted to do was to clean things up a bit.
A symbol of remembrance in Holme Circle
The proposed child day care center is out, while a non-denominational Christian church is coming to the former Northeast Community Center on Holme Avenue.