For the Nutter administration, last Wednesday’s ceremonial warehouse demolition on North Eighth Street was an opportunity to tout the new “proactive” partnership between the city’s Fire Department and Department of Licenses and Inspection in dealing with large, vacant and dangerous properties.
Verree Road from Kendrick Street to Rhawn Street will be known as the Firefighter Daniel Sweeney Memorial Highway.
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There are dangers in the city’s large, dark, empty places, and City Council last week passed a measure that will make them safer, especially for firefighters. The key to that increased safety is information.
The memory of fallen firefighter and former Fox Chase resident Daniel Sweeney will be honored in the third annual Daniel Sweeney Day, featuring a day-long softball tournament, at Fox Chase Recreation Center on June 22. Proceeds will benefit the Daniel Sweeney Scholarship Fund.
There was only some silence in their sadness.
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