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.
After the fire that burned the Buck Hosiery building in Kensington to the ground, neighbors have been asked to inspect their homes, especially their roofs, because embers from the fire could have damaged properties throughout the community.
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.
Residents were shocked last week when they awoke Tuesday morning to see that the basketball court at Pop’s Playground, a popular park located just six blocks north of Fishtown, had been destroyed.
Area community group leaders, police and elected officials met with developer David Grasso last week to discuss his plans for a large music venue on Richmond Street.
While advertising companies are fighting to keep their hold as the highway grows, some see an opportunity to eliminate the signs or bring them into compliance.