The saga of the former Northeast Community Center took another twist recently when a for sale sign appeared in front of the 3/4-acre property at 2840 Holme Ave.
The vice president of the Holme Circle Civic Association announced that sitting President Elsie Stevens would not seek re-election to the group’s executive board, although no potential replacements have been identified.
Animal rescue holding fundraiser
Facing declining membership and the rising cost of repairs to their home, the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth moved out of the 60-year-old Infant Jesus Convent in June 2013.
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.
Holme Circle is more than a traffic routing mechanism. It’s also a vibrant Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood.
Nick Cinciruk may be inheriting a lot of problems, but one of them isn’t a shortage of work. As the city’s new district traffic engineer for the Northeast, Cinciruk already has a desk full of complaints from citizens who insist that local roads aren’t up to snuff.
The Mayfair Civic Association last week voted not to fight a proposed child daycare center on Holme Avenue.