Feltonville

 By Rebecca Hale and Patrick McCloskey

Feltonville: Block Boasts Diversity

Feltonville: Block Boasts Diversity

Bob Krawtchuk looks out at his block after checking on the grapevines in his backyard. He points to the various houses stating which ones used to be owned by Polish, Jewish or German owners.   He has lived on the 100 block of East Loudon Street for 25 years and has seen the changes in the […]

 By Rebecca Hale and Patrick McCloskey

Feltonville: Local Church Helps Heal Community

Feltonville: Local Church Helps Heal Community

The small and diverse congregation of the Wyoming Avenue Baptist Church listened to Pastor Luis Centeno with rapt attention. During the songs, all the members stood up and immersed themselves in the music. They closed their eyes and held their heads up.  Although only about 35 people attended the service last Sunday, the Wyoming Avenue […]

 By Andrea DeSabato

Feltonville: The Impact of One Night

Feltonville: The Impact of One Night

Feltonville was never a neighborhood in Philadelphia that was well known to many people outside of those who call it home until tragedy struck about two weeks ago.  Now the 4500 block of North Third Street has never received more attention. A memorial for the victims of this tragedy filled with stuffed animals, candles, cards, […]

 By Dave Nescio and Kelly McManus

Olney: A Look at the 35th Police District

Olney: A Look at the 35th Police District

Philadelphia’s 35th Police District is as busy as a police district can get. Covering from Cheltenham Avenue to Wingohocking Street and from Wister Street to Roosevelt Boulevard, it entails the areas of East Oak Lane, parts of West Oak Lane, Logan, Olney and the tip of Feltonville. With these different neighborhoods come a variety of crime […]

 By Andrea DeSabato

Feltonville: Three Children and Woman Killed

Feltonville: Three Children and Woman Killed

Three children and a woman died after being struck by a car involved in a chase between police and suspected carjackers in the Feltonville section of Philadelphia, police said. The car crashed into the victims at Third and Wingohocking streets around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.  Mayor Michael Nutter and Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey were at the scene, […]