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.
A symbol of remembrance in Holme Circle
In the beginning, all that Elsie Stevens wanted to do was to clean things up a bit.
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.
The former Northeast Community Center has a buyer who plans to bring a child daycare center and a meals on wheels program to the Holme Avenue site, according to Holme Circle Civic Association President Elsie Stevens.
Schools should teach kids, not parent them