State Rep. John Sabatina Jr. (D-174th dist.) thanks the community for its donations of blankets and thermal underwear for St. Francis Inn Ministries, a Kensington-based charity that serves the poor and homeless.
You could hear the frustration and the anger, and state Rep. James Clay got an earful of it in a loud, not always civil, public meeting last week.
State Rep. James Clay (D-179th dist.) will be conducting a town hall meeting on illegal recovery houses in Frankford from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, in the second-floor conference room of Aria Health’s Frankford campus, 4900 Frankford Ave.
Help 4 Homeless Families founder William Lorch began a community group to support the homeless — and nearly homeless — throughout the riverwards after he opened his home to a needy child.
In this week's Riverward Rant, Joe looks at the plight of the homeless locally, and notes that the problem isn't going away any time soon.