Building is believing: Twenty fourth-year apprentice carpenters took part in a competition at the Carpenters Training Facility, at 10401 Decatur Road, on May 1.
Many community organizations from the Northeast pooled their efforts and resources to clean up the grounds of Glen Foerd on the Delaware and adjoining parkland on April 11, a project that coincided with the city’s Spring Cleanup.
City Councilman Bobby Henon and Philadelphia’s Department of Parks and Recreation have been teaming up to remove and prune more than 1,000 problematic trees from the 6th Councilmanic District in recent weeks. Henon obtained funding for the ongoing project, nearly $200,000, from the unused portion of the Neighborhood Transformation Initiative budget.
Sharpshooters hired by the Philadelphia Department of Parks and Recreation killed 165 deer in city parks including 68 in Pennypack Park during the recently completed annual deer management program.
A surveillance camera captured images of an unidentified man who allegedly robbed Anna’s Linens store in Rhawnhurst on Friday.
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The Northeast Times takes a look back at events that affected our neighborhoods in 2014.
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The Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community celebrated its 10th anniversary with a recent luncheon at Congregations of Ner Zedek.