Northwest Philadelphia: East Stafford Street Bucking The System

Northwest Philadelphia: East Stafford Street Bucking The System

The area around the intersection of Chew and Chelten avenues is one of the most crime-infested sections of East Germantown. Although the surrounding area is characterized by crime and drug-related activities, the quiet 900 block of East Stafford Street maintains a safe, communal environment. Marvin White, a former resident of the 900 block of East Stafford Street, […]

 By Andrew Small

West Oak Lane: Police District Defies City Murder Trend

West Oak Lane: Police District Defies City Murder Trend

While homicides across the city have increased this year, Philadelphia’s 14th Police District, which serves North Germantown and West Oak Lane, has seen half as many homicides compared to this time last year. Capt. Joel Dales revealed the news to residents at a Town Hall meeting last week. Joining Lt. Anthony Buchanico’s regular police service […]