Pennsport: Athletic Association Brings Neighborhood Together

Pennsport: Athletic Association Brings Neighborhood Together

The ding of an aluminum bat echoes across the baseball diamond at Front and Moore streets in Pennsport. Parents cheer as a twelve-year-old boy races to first base, then to second. For Edward O’Malley Athletic Association President Ed McBride, this is just another day at the office. McBride has been president of the association, better […]

 

Pennsport: Organization Helps Philly Girls Improve Skills For Lacrosse And Life

Pennsport: Organization Helps Philly Girls Improve Skills For Lacrosse And Life

When Beth Devine quit her job to focus on fitness full time, she knew things were getting serious. Devine, founder of the organization Philly Girls in Motion, has been a coach and athlete for many years.  Now she has the opportunity to share her passion for athletics with a new generation of girls. Philly Girls […]

 

Pennsport: Five Ways To Get Involved

Pennsport: Five Ways To Get Involved

A tight-knit, friendly neighborhood like Pennsport doesn’t get that way by accident.  The devotion of community leaders and active participation of neighbors helps to keep Pennsport a good place to live and work.  Whether you’re new to the area or you’ve lived there for years, you can do your part to make your neighborhood a better […]

 

Pennsport: Five People Making A Difference

Pennsport: Five People Making A Difference

South Philadelphia is known for its small, close-knit communities.  The diligent involvement of neighbors keeping their communities clean, safe, entertained and well-fed allows that family atmosphere to flourish. Pennsport and its adjoining neighborhoods reap the benefits of dedicated workers who truly make a difference in their community. Whether it’s 25 years of service with a […]