Fifty-eight volunteers, including folks from AgustaWestland Corp., the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, Haverford College and the Community Life Improvement Program, removed 97 bags of litter from Pennypack Park during the Friends of Pennypack Park’s annual Earth Day cleanup on April 25.
The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association last week honored three people with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.
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.
Twenty-five volunteers worked off some Thanksgiving calories during the monthly Friends of Pennypack Park cleanup day on Saturday, Nov. 24. Participants removed 39 bags of debris from the park in the area of Rhawn Street and Lexington Avenue.
Teenagers have repeatedly defaced the Thoreau’s Hut art installation in Pennypack Park with vandalism and trash.
Volunteers with the Friends of Pennypack Park removed 84 bags of trash, six bags of recyclable cans and numerous other loose items from the park in two cleanup events on May 28 and June 25.