Chinatown: Efforts Underway to Address Safety Concerns Near Vine Street Expressway

Chinatown: Efforts Underway to Address Safety Concerns Near Vine Street Expressway

Initial planning has begun on measures to address pedestrian and vehicle safety concerns near the Vine Street Expressway, or Interstate-676, in Chinatown. The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, which is the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization that serves Philadelphia and eight suburban counties in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, held a kickoff meeting for its “Reviving […]

 

Northeast Philadelphia: Sisters of the Holy Redeemer

Northeast Philadelphia: Sisters of the Holy Redeemer

Of the many religious and volunteer organizations in Northeast Philadelphia, one both spiritual and charitable group stands out among the others: Sisters of the Holy Redeemer. This organization is made up of 20 sisters who live in a facility built on 90 acres of land. This facility includes a library, church, historic rooms, study rooms […]

 By Kayla Devon and Liz Steinmetz

Northeast Philly: Holy Reedemer Food Cupboard Reaches Beyond Hunger Action Month

Northeast Philly: Holy Reedemer Food Cupboard Reaches Beyond Hunger Action Month

Holy Reedemer’s Food Cupboard is feeding local families and the elderly community throughout September, which is Hunger Action Month. With weekly donations from Philabundance, Holy Redeemer Health System, Giant and Trader Joe’s, Holy Reedemer’s Food Cupboard reaches out to its Northeast Philadelphia community to supply healthy food such as bread, milk, juice, frozen food, and […]