Overbrook

 By: Danielle Rosati and Matt Yost

Overbrook Park: Teenagers in Charge Provides Positive Growth for Teens

Overbrook Park: Teenagers in Charge Provides Positive Growth for Teens

An ideal Saturday morning for most teenagers likely consists of sleeping late, watching television and possibly catching up on the latest Facebook gossip.  But the members of Teenagers in Charge are not among the average. Every Saturday morning, these teens meet at Rose Playground on 1300 N. 75th St. for a two-hour weekly session.  During those […]

 By Matt Yost and Danielle Rosati

Overbrook Park: Community Cleanup Day Attracts Far Flung Help

Overbrook Park: Community Cleanup Day Attracts Far Flung Help

The Overbrook Park Civic Association orchestrated a Saturday community cleanup event in late September continuing its efforts to beautify the Rose Playground and the surrounding area. Angela Hall-Morris, treasurer of the Overbrook Park Civic Association, organized this beautification event for this organization founded more than 30 years ago that now has more than 200 members. […]

 By Danielle Rosati and Matthew Yost

Overbrook: Incoming Freshman Participate In Ninth Grade Boot Camp

Overbrook: Incoming Freshman Participate In Ninth Grade Boot Camp

The start of high school can be challenging for some students. The thought of a new school, tougher curriculum and more homework can be intimidating. But Overbrook resident Marvin DeBose has a plan of action for incoming freshman to successfully tackle the first year of high school. The Ninth Grade Boot Camp held at the […]

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