Poplar: Residents Express Concerns About Girard Avenue Development

Poplar: Residents Express Concerns About Girard Avenue Development

Poplar residents raised concerns about an influx of college students and the lack of adequate parking after hearing a proposal for a new six-story development at a neighborhood meeting last week. More than 30 people gathered at Saint Paul’s Baptist Church for the 14th Ward Democratic Executive Committee’s community meeting to discuss the developer’s plan […]

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Germantown: Engaged Citizens Spend Another Evening With The Captain

Germantown: Engaged Citizens Spend Another Evening With The Captain

Police Capt. Anthony Ginaldi (pictured above) and Officer Joseph Lukaitis hosted the 39th Police District monthly Captain’s Meeting and Community Town Watch Meeting on Sept. 24 at Mercy Neighborhood Ministries of Philadelphia, a few blocks away from their station at 2201 W. Hunting Park Ave. “We blast out the meetings every month,” said Ginaldi. “We […]

 

Point Breeze: Rock Paper Scissors, Soul Fitness And More Events This Week

Point Breeze: Rock Paper Scissors, Soul Fitness And More Events This Week

Looking to find out what’s going on in Point Breeze this week? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood.  District Community Meeting: Monday, July 24, 5-7 p.m. – 17th District Police Station (1201 S. 20th St.) Soul Fitness: Tuesday, July 25, 7-9 p.m. – Equilibrium Dance Academy (1802 S. Broad St.) […]

 By Taylor Knight and Christine Killion

Hunting Park: Residents and Police Work Together Towards a Less Violent Community

Hunting Park: Residents and Police Work Together Towards a Less Violent Community

Residents of Hunting Park and the police who protect them gathered together this week in the basement of the Tioga United Methodist Church. Residents sat in the fold up chairs talking amongst themselves at the 25th Police District Captain’s Townhall Meeting  held Wednesday night. The police officers and other community leaders stand in the front […]

 By Cory Popp and Ellen Parkins

Carroll Park: Community Meetings Bring Light to Law Enforcement

Carroll Park: Community Meetings Bring Light to Law Enforcement

At a recent Police Service Area meeting community members discussed issues ranging from block parties to an increase in burglaries. Lt Robert Heinzeroth even took down cake requests for one resident’s birthday that is on the date of the next meeting. “The Police Service Area meeting is basically an open forum for residents of the neighborhoods to discuss […]