Old City: Miles Butler Builds Community to Save The Planet

Old City: Miles Butler Builds Community to Save The Planet

As a lifelong activist and a current leader in Philadelphia’s sustainability community, Miles Butler has dedicated most of his life toward spreading knowledge and awareness of environmental protection. Raised in Mt. Airy, Butler lived in Massachusetts for a few years, then moved back to Philly to pursue his passion as a musician and environmentalist. In 2014, […]

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Bustleton: “We are Totally Informal and Just Trying to Teach the History of Northeast Philadelphia.”

Bustleton: “We are Totally Informal and Just Trying to Teach the History of Northeast Philadelphia.”

Pennepack Baptist Church is one of the oldest houses of worship in the Commonwealth and for Fred Moore, secretary for the Northeast Philadelphia History Network, the center of what would become the Great Northeast. Amongst the sun dappled headstones of the church’s cemetery, Moore explained how and why the organization he belongs to is dedicated to preserving […]

 

Lawncrest: William Conaway, Jr. Has Been A Part Of A Senior Living Center Since His Youth

Lawncrest: William Conaway, Jr. Has Been A Part Of A Senior Living Center Since His Youth

For William Conaway, Jr. (above, in blue), keeping the residents of Philadelphia Protestant Home involved in their town – and the town involved with the residents – is vital. Philadelphia Protestant Home (PPh) is a senior living center located in Lawncrest. Conaway’s official title is director of community relations. However, five minutes of walking through the […]