Roxborough: Cleaning Up the Drug Problem in Honor of Tim Strain

Roxborough: Cleaning Up the Drug Problem in Honor of Tim Strain

Tim Strain was 18-years-old when he burned his hand on the muffler of his lawn mower. He then went to the hospital, where he was prescribed Percocet. After a few days staying home, Strain went to his girlfriend’s house. When his pain came back and he did not have his medicine on him, his girlfriend’s […]

 

Port Richmond: Block Cleaning Unites Community

Port Richmond: Block Cleaning Unites Community

The sounds of brooms, shovels, brushes and laughter filled the streets early Saturday morning. The neighborhood that is usually quietly waking up was wide-awake and cleaning their block. With a bit of planning from the PhillyRising, the 3000 block of Tulip Street started picking up trash, sweeping sidewalks and brushing porches. Created by the City […]