The Honda airbag thieves are at it again in Rhawnhurst. Police found the windows smashed on five automobiles in the area of 1800 Hartel Ave. early Monday. All five cars were Hondas. In three of the cases, the driver-side airbags had been removed from the steering column. The initial police radio call was broadcast as a “theft in progress” at 1:15 a.m., but the thieves fled before patrol cops arrived.
Construction is poised to start on new lighting and security devices at the Fox Chase Recreation Center.
The Fox Chase Homeowners Association has invited residents of the entire Northeast to take part in a mayoral candidates forum on Friday, April 10, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Fox Chase Elementary School, 500 Rhawn St.
Fox Chase has moved to the top of the pecking order in the City Planning Commission’s Philadelphia2035 project.
The city’s long-term planning initiative known as Philadelphia2035 contains countless localized development projects sought by neighbors in their communities. In Fox Chase, residents may realize two of those wish-list items long before 2035.
Before you start building that new garage next to your house in Fox Chase, you may want to get the proper permits from the city. And you may want to check in with the Fox Chase Homeowners Association, too.
Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer as well as the end of summer break for many Northeast Philadelphia civic associations that will resume their monthly public meetings in September. The Northeast Times will strive to report on as many of these meetings as possible. But residents are also welcome to attend these sessions to find out what’s happening in their neighborhoods.
Last August, the Fox Chase Town Watch revived the city’s biggest National Night Out celebration. Last Wednesday, organizers got a head start on making the event even bigger in 2014.
Leaders of a Fox Chase church may have had a change of heart regarding their effort to prevent the city from shutting down a private secondary school that the church opened last year to the surprise and dismay of neighbors.