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Hunting Park: First Haunted Hayride Brings Together Community And Police

Hunting Park: First Haunted Hayride Brings Together Community And Police

The 25th Philadelphia Police District and Hunting Park United (HPU) partnered to host the first Haunted Hayride event on Oct. 30 in Hunting Park. The Halloween event, created by Ryan Barksdale and Albert Cruz, the 25th District community relations officers, Captain Javier Rodriguez and HPU President Leroy Fisher, featured an inflatable corn maze, trailer hayrides, […]

 By Jessica Herring and R. Chase Grier

Fairhill: Providence Center’s Halloween Festival and Park Cleanup

Fairhill: Providence Center’s Halloween Festival and Park Cleanup

Bethany Welch called across Fairhill Square Park to a little boy running through the grass. “Jose!” she yelled. “Jose! Can I have a hug?” Without hesitation, the smiling boy ran over and welcomed her warm embrace. Welch, the executive director of the Providence Center, located at 2635 N. Fourth St., elicited many smiling faces at […]