Port Richmond: This Week In The News – The Story Of A Mural, Looking Back At The Time A Tornado Hit The Neighborhood And New Rental Development

In case you missed it, we found a few places where people are talking about things happening in Port Richmond:

The POWer of a Mural – Port Richmond native David Seale has an interesting story behind the war memorial mural painted on the side of his house. (via Star News)

200 MPH Winds, Seven Deaths; the Day a Tornado Attacked Port Richmond and Camden – The Philadelphia Inquirer recalls Aug. 3, 1885, the day a tornado hit Port Richmond. (via Philly.com)

Low Rise Rental Units Being Developed at 2500 E Tioga St. – Phillip Solomon, a member oft he Facebook group Ears & Eyes of Port Richmond, relayed information about new housing development happening on the vacant lot. Solomon argues the space, located at 2500 E. Tioga St., should be utilized for single family homes to provide more stability, rather than leased as apartment units. A zoning hearing is scheduled for Sept. 13, at 4:30 p.m. at 1515 Arch St. on the 18th floor.

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