Bridesburg's grant from the EPA; a Fishtown scam, and more news in brief this week.
Residents from across the River Wards took to the streets in a show of support for neighborhood-run anti-crime efforts on National Night Out.
The group's latest meeting helped clarify neighbors' concerns regarding the city's zoning changes.
Following the example of the National Night Out, the River Wards Crime Watch is hosting monthly meetups throughout the community aimed at curbing crime and violence.
To combat crime locally, community groups throughout the riverwards have banded together to create a new crime-watch organization.
Girard Avenue will be rocking this weekend, with more fun slated for Penn Treaty Park on Oct. 1.
Developer David Grasso received the needed zoning changes for a 3,000-person venue on Richmond Street in Fishtown, leaving neighbors with little say in issues such as parking and security.
Last week, a City Council committee OK’d a bill that would alter zoning and make the 34,000-square-foot music venue possible, with plans to vote Thursday, June 16, on the bill.