Cobbs Creek: Environmental Center Educates The Community And Works Alongside The Philadelphia Water Dept.

Cobbs Creek: Environmental Center Educates The Community And Works Alongside The Philadelphia Water Dept.

The Cobbs Creek Environmental Center is part of the Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River, one of many organizations in the area providing public education about the environment and our water supply. “One of the problems we have in this part of the city is our system is very old,” said the center’s […]

 By Dominique T. Johnson and Alexis Sachdev

Olney: Fisher Park, Olney’s Safe Haven

Olney: Fisher Park, Olney’s Safe Haven

Originally part of Joseph Fox’s estate, Fisher Park extends from Olney Ave. to Cheltenham Ave. and Fern Rock to Tabor. The park was a gift to the city of Philadelphia by industrialist Joseph Wharton in December 1908. The park, named for Wharton’s mother, Deborah Fisher Wharton, is currently bounded on the west by SEPTA regional […]