Manayunk

 By Damon Fillman

Manayunk: A Rare Murder?

Manayunk: A Rare Murder?

Manayunk’s pristine, almost idyllic setting is a rare place for a suspicious death, which is why many residents were shocked after hearing about the death of Ellen Rae Greenberg. Greenberg, a 27-year-old teacher at Juniata Park Academy on 801 E. Hunting Park Ave., was discovered fatally stabbed in the chest at her Venice Loft Condominium […]

 By Julie Achilles and Damon Fillman

Manayunk: A Grassroots Gathering for a Good Cause

Manayunk: A Grassroots Gathering for a Good Cause

Destination Schuylkill Project hosted “Hang Out to Help Out,” a green gathering at the Bourbon Blue in Manayunk on Feb. 5, to garner support and funding for its upcoming projects. The group, which facilitates maintenance of trails, bridges and open space along the river, is purely volunteer-based. “There are projects within our immediate community that […]

 

Manayunk: Friends of the Canal

Manayunk: Friends of the Canal

When a local non-profit organization offers to host events dedicated to educating its citizens about environmental responsibility, it is rarely rejected. Since 1996, Friends of the Manayunk Canal has been operating as a source of protection for Fairmount Park’s Towpath, Venice Island and the Manayunk Canal. How do they remain relevant in the community? By […]

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